This collection of resources is provided to support your use of ePlan.
Collection, Use and Analysis of Evidence: Reflection Rubric
VCAA provides online tutorials designed to assist teachers and school leaders with NAPLAN data, by providing guidance on how to effectively use large-scale assessment data in an appropriate context. The tutorials complement the face-to-face support currently provided to schools by the VCAA.
Using ACER PAT
An overview of ACER PAT tests is available from the ACER Assessment website. The site provides access to resources to help users select the most appropriate PAT test, understanding and using the results and much more. Information regarding the analysis of PAT data is also available via the ACER website.
National School Improvement Tool
CECV Intervention Framework
Grattan Institute Report - Targeted Teaching
Renshaw, P., Baroutsis, A., van Kraayenoord, C., Goos, M., and Dole, S. (2013). Teachers using classroom data well: Identifying key features of effective practices. Final report. Brisbane: The University of Queensland.
Leadership, Inquiry and data driven school improvement
Timperley, H., Halbert, J. and Kaser, L. (2014). A Framework for Transforming Learning in Schools: Innovation and the Spiral of Inquiry. CSE Seminar Series 234. East Melbourne: Centre for Strategic Education.
The Australian Council for Educational Research (2016) offers nine free short videos explaining key Progressive Achievement Test (PAT) concepts:
What are PAT scale scores?
How do raw scores relate to scale scores?
How do you choose the right PAT test?
What are measurement errors?
What are norms?
What are stanines?
How do you measure progress over time?
How much progress is expected?
What are achievement levels?
The Australian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (2016) offers two short videos explaining the use of the common scale in NAPLAN, and how NAPLAN results are reported, including the individual student report.