Training

Training to support schools participating in the School readiness test in 2019 is available 29 July to 30 August 2019 and 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.

Additional training opportunities will be offered in 2020.

For principals

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

  • Overview and principal's role (Adobe Connect - 45 minutes) - Register through Eventbrite
  • Introduction to NAPLAN Online SRT 2019 (eLearning module - 45 minutes) - Available in MyPL from Term 3

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

Face-to-face training commences in Term 3, in various locations across NSW. Staff administering school readiness testing in September and who have not previously completed face-to-face training should register now. Staff should also complete the eLearning module NAPLAN Online SRT 2019 - Introduction (available from Term 3) prior to attending face-to-face training.

For a complete list of training dates and locations, refer to the face-to-face training schedule (PDF 137.97KB) . Nominated staff should book into a training session at a location within their principal network or other convenient location. Register for face-to-face sessions through Eventbrite.

Note: Trainers will be in the training locations for the dates indicated only.

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.

Principals

NAPLAN coordinators

Test administrators

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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Please refer to the NAPLAN Online Adobe Connect training schedule (PDF 144.02KB) for more information.

Participation in Adobe Connect sessions requires prior registration. Staff can register through Eventbrite.

These sessions can be accredited through teacher identified hours.

Disability adjustment training

Adobe Connect live training sessions are also available to help understand disability adjustments in NAPLAN Online. The 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 (PDF 144.02KB) for more information.

Participation in Adobe Connect sessions requires prior registration. Staff can register through Eventbrite.

eLearning refresher

There are two eLearning modules that provide refresher training that can be completed at a time suitable to all staff members. Please refer to the following table for the option suitable for your NAPLAN Online role.

NAPLAN coordinators and test administrators should complete both eLearning modules (Available in MyPL from Term 3).

Principals

NAPLAN
coordinators

Test
administrators

Module 1 - Introduction to NAPLAN Online (45 mins)

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Module 2 - Preparing and delivering (45 mins)

 

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Contact

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

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