Changes to HSC standards take pressure off students
Results for Year 9 NAPLAN tests will no longer be linked to a minimum standard needed for the HSC.
This follows a detailed investigation over the past 12 months.
Minister for Education Rob Stokes said reforms to introduce a minimum standard to sit the HSC from 2020 had widespread support.
However, the plan was scrapped as the Minister recognised the link placed unnecessary pressure on Year 9 students.
Alan Jones speaks with Minister Stokes.
“There was very, very clear advice that it was confusing and that it was complex.”
Listen to the full interview below