NAPLAN Tutorials Index
NAPLAN Scale  BoxandWhisker Plots  Item Analysis  Relative Growth
These online tutorials are designed to assist teachers and school leaders, by providing guidance on how to effectively use NAPLAN assessment data in an appropriate context. The tutorials complement the facetoface support currently provided to school teachers by the VCAA.
NAPLAN Scale 


The tutorial in this section explains the scale on which the NAPLAN assessment is scored.  
NAPLAN Scale 1.1  Understanding bands, scaled scores, and national minimum standards. 
BoxandWhisker Plots  
The tutorials in this section explain boxandwhisker plots, including how they are constructed.  
Displaying a BoxandWhisker Plot 2.1  This tutorial takes you through the steps for displaying a group of students NAPLAN scores as a boxandwhisker plot. 
Interpreting a BoxandWhisker Plot 2.2  This tutorial takes the user through the process of interpreting boxandwhisker plots. 
Changing a BoxandWhisker Plot 2.3  This tutorial shows how change in students' results changes the boxandwhisker plot. 
Describing a BoxandWhisker Plot 2.4  This tutorial shows users how to describe boxandwhisker plots. 
Making Statements about BoxandWhisker Plots 2.5  This tutorial shows users what kind of statements can be made when interpreting boxandwhisker plots. 
Comparing BoxandWhisker Plots 2.6  This tutorial shows how the results for groups of students can be compared using boxandwhisker plots. 
Item Analysis  
The tutorial in this section explains how to read the item analysis reports.  
Analysing items to inform teaching 3.1  This tutorial explains how the analysis of NAPLAN Items can be used to identify strengths and weaknesses. 
Relative Growth  
The tutorials in this section explain the concept of relative growth and how to interpret the relevant reports.  
Relative growth for students 4.1  This tutorial explains the relative growth for individual students. 
Relative growth for classes 4.2  This tutorial explains the relative growth for groups of students. 