NATIONAL LITERACY AND NUMERACY ONLINE (3)
Dr CLOSE (Port Adelaide—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (14:54): My question is to the Minister for Education. Given that there are again problems with the NAPLAN online testing today, will the minister pull the plug and admit that the results will not be valid for the students who have experienced disruptions?
The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (14:54): I thank the member for the question. Her continual catastrophisation of the way that this is going, I think, really sends a very different message from that which she expressed throughout her entire ministerial career. The NAPLAN is not meant to be a high-stakes test that should determine the outcomes for students' future education, future life. This is not a students' SACE—
Dr Close interjecting: