National Assessment Report
Every three years samples of Year 6 and Year 10 students from across Australia are tested on their civic knowledge and understanding and the skills and values needed for active citizenship.
The National Assessment Program – Civics and Citizenship Years 6 & 10 Report 2007 was released by the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs in February 2009.
The National Assessment Program – Civics and Citizenship Years 6 & 10 Report 2010 was released by the Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (MCEECDYA) in November 2011.
The 2010 NAP — Civics and Citizenship assessment was undertaken by over 7200 Year 6 students from 335 government and non government schools and over 6400 Year 10 students from 312 schools. The participating students were from both government and non-government schools.
The next NAP — Civics and Citizenship will be undertaken in 2013.
School Release Materials
A selection of assessment items used in the Year 10 and Year 6 National Civics and Citizenship School Assessment Program materials has been released from the 2010 National Assessment Program. These items will assist teachers to administer the assessment tasks in similar conditions and check their own students’ understanding compared to the national standards.