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President of the NSW Teachers Federation Maurie Mulheron said "we don't need another test ... we need additional support ...

Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 tests

National and NSW teachers' unions and education experts have strongly criticised Australian Education Minister Simon Birmingham's plan to introduce literacy and numeracy checks for all year 1 students, and say that it involves importing a test that has failed to improve reading skills in UK primary schools.

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