Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Quality Statement|
|Registration status:||Indigenous, Archived 07/02/2017|
|Indicators linked to this Quality statement:|
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 11-Percentage of students at or above the national minimum standard in reading, writing and numeracy for Years 3, 5, 7 and 9, 2015 Indigenous, Archived 18/11/2015
Data Collector(s): Individual schools send the data under a set of protocols to the Test Administration Authorities for the states and territories
Collection authority: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) Act 2008
Data Compiler(s): Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Collection interval/s: The NAPLAN tests are conducted annually.
Data available: NAPLAN achievement in reading, persuasive writing, language conventions and numeracy: national report for 2014, which was released by Ministers in December 2014.
Data for this indicator are published annually in National Indigenous Reform Agreement information reports (which are available on the Productivity Commission website).
Context: Yes, this is within the context of the NAPLAN testing and reporting environment
Other Supporting information: Frequently asked questions (FAQ's) are available on www.naplan.edu.au
Level of Geography: Data are available by National, State and Territory, and geo-location levels
Data Completeness: Yes
Indigenous Statistics: All data are available by Indigenous status by geo‑location by State and Territory
Numerator/Denominator Source: The numerator and denominator are compiled from a single source, with the exception of aggregated data for the mean scale scores provided by ACER
For Education indicators, are all types of schools, universities, technical colleges/TAFEs and correspondence schools included? Schools that sit NAPLAN tests
Have standard classifications been used? Yes
Method of Collection: By Test Administration Authorities and provided to ACER, who provide to ACARA
Data Adjustments: Raw NAPLAN scores are converted to scaled scores
Sample/Collection size: The collection size is a census of NAPLAN participating years (that is, Years 3,5,7,9)
Standard Errors: The standard errors have been used to calculate 95% confidence intervals for all the data provided
Known Issues: Confidence intervals should be considered when ranking jurisdictions. The confidence intervals used to compare jurisdictions within a calendar year are not the same confidence intervals used to compare across calendar years
Year to year change: Caution should be exercised when using the data to measure small changes from year to year; 95% confidence intervals have been provided to the Steering Committee
Is the data being used attitudinal or data? Data
The abbreviation ‘n.p.’ indicates data were not published as there were no students tested or the number of students tested was less than 30.
‘..’ indicates that the geo-location code does not apply within this State/Territory or for this year level.
Consistency over time: NAPLAN results are collected in a consistent manner annually
Source and reference attributes
Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority 2014. NAPLAN achievement in reading, persuasive writing, language conventions and numeracy: national report for 2014. Sydney: ACARA.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 11-Percentage of students at or above the national minimum standard in reading, writing and numeracy for Years 3, 5, 7 and 9, 2014 QS Indigenous, Archived 17/02/2016
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 11—Percentage of students at or above the national minimum standard in reading, writing and numeracy for Years 3, 5, 7 and 9, 2015-16; Quality Statement Indigenous, Archived 07/02/2018