The dreadful UK phonics test is not for Australia

David Hornsby, 12 April 2017.  Why would a dreadful phonics test with multiple problems be considered here in Australia?  Why would a problematic phonics test on one day of the year be preferred to continuous, meaningful phonics assessment that informs teaching?  Why would Simon Birmingham consider an inappropriate assessment that violates the requirements of the Australian Curriculum? Aust Curric & Yr 1 phonics test

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