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‘Reassuring’: pandemic has not hurt children’s literacy and numeracy levels, Naplan data suggests

Student test results for 2021 on par with 2019 despite periods of remote learning, but concerns remain

The Covid-19 pandemic appears to have had no significant impact on literacy and numeracy test results at the national, state or territory level, according to high-level Naplan data.

The summary results of this year’s National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy, released on Wednesday, reveal students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9 continued to perform on par with students in 2019, despite lockdowns and periods of remote learning through 2020.

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