The results aren't universally negative. Some teachers discover the outcomes useful, there is evidence that in some schools NAPLAN results have been a trigger to carry out literacy and numeracy programs, and some moms and dads value the simple assessment of their kids's achievement levels.
The research shows that NAPLAN is plagued by unfavorable impacts on student wellbeing and learning. Our previous study of teachers found that 90% of instructors reported that students felt stressed out prior to taking the test.
This study of student experiences of NAPLAN draws attention to the have to take trainee wellbeing into account in instructional efforts.