Year 5 NAPLAN scores could shape career goals: study

By Pallavi Singhal
June 12 2017 - 3:30pm
Students with high NAPLAN scores are more likely to show interest in science, law, engineering, architecture, social work and arts early on. Photo: Louie Douvis
Students with high NAPLAN scores are more likely to show interest in science, law, engineering, architecture, social work and arts early on. Photo: Louie Douvis

CHILDREN as young as 10 are choosing a career path based on factors such as their achievement in NAPLAN tests and gender, according to a new study that has major implications for primary school educators.

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