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NAPLAN Online Training

Training to support schools participating in NAPLAN Online in 2020 includes:

  • Face-to-face training sessions
  • Adobe Connect training sessions
  • Disability adjustments Adobe Connect sessions
  • eLearning modules

The type of training required depends on the particular role that individual staff will be carrying out in NAPLAN Online. All staff are encouraged to access the eLearning modules.

Note: Registrations for all sessions and modules will open Term 1, 2020

For principals

Principals should complete either or both of the following NAPLAN Online training options:

Adobe Connect

  • Module 1 - Overview and principal's role (60 minutes)

eLearning

  • Module 1: NAPLAN Online overview (30 mins)
  • Module 2: Principal's role (15 mins)

Principals who are also their school's NAPLAN coordinator should attend the required training for NAPLAN coordinators.


For NAPLAN Online coordinators and Test administrators

Face-to-face training

In Term 1, face-to-face workshops are available across NSW (Weeks 4 to 7). These workshops are recommended for staff who have not previously attended face-to-face training or who would prefer a full refresher.

Please refer to the NAPLAN Online face-to-face training schedule for more information.

Adobe Connect

Staff who have previously attended NAPLAN Online face-to-face training are encouraged to undertake refresher training by the Adobe Connect modules. There are three different Adobe Connect modules and participation in each depends on the NAPLAN Online role.

Table 1: Adobe Connect module by role
Module NamePrincipalNAPLAN coordinatorTest administrator

Module 1: Overview and principal's role (60 mins)

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Module 2: NAPLAN coordinator's role (75 mins)

 

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Module 3: Test administrator's role (60 mins)

 

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Adobe Connect sessions are available

  • Term 1 Weeks 5-8 and
  • Term 2 Weeks 1-2

Please refer to the NAPLAN Online Adobe Connect training schedule for more information.

Disability adjustment training

Adobe Connect live training sessions are also available to help understand disability adjustments in NAPLAN Online. The 60 minute sessions provide an overview of disability adjustment codes, features and functionality and a question and answer opportunity for participants.

Please refer to the NAPLAN Online Adobe Connect training schedule for more information.

eLearning refresher for all

eLearning modules provide refresher training that can be completed at a time suitable to all staff members via MyPL. They can also be used as part of in-school training for test administrators.

The NAPLAN Online eLearning course is made up of five modules;

  • Module 1: NAPLAN Online overview (30 mins)
  • Module 2: Principal's role (15 mins)
  • Module 3: Technical preparation (for NAPLAN coordinators and school technical support officers (15 mins)
  • Module 4: NAPLAN coordinator's role (30 mins)
  • Module 5: Test administrator's role (30 mins)

All staff are encouraged to complete Module 1: NAPLAN Online overview prior to attending face-to-face training.

Table 2: eLearning module by role
Module NamePrincipalNAPLAN coordinatorTest administratorTechnical Support Officer

Module 1: NAPLAN Online overview (30 mins)

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Module 2: Principal's role (15 mins)

 

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Module 3: Technical preparation (15 mins)

 

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Module 4: NAPLAN coordinator's role (30 mins)

 

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Module 5: Test administrator's role (30 mins)

 

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Contact

Please contact the NAPLAN Online transition team with any training questions on naplanonline@det.nsw.edu.au or 1300 790 844.

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