Resource collection

NAPLAN Online information bytes

The NAPLAN Online Bytes offer information in formats ideal for downloading and circulating with others. Each edition spotlights a key topic.

NAPLAN Online posters

These posters are provided by ACARA for school communities to explain NAPLAN Online.

NAPLAN Online websites

National websites

Queensland websites

NAPLAN Online networks

Teaching resources

Student resources

Discussion posters

These posters are designed to foster professional conversations about NAPLAN Online topics and key messages. School leaders might consider using them in staff meetings, workshops and presentations as ice breakers or with other group strategies, such as round robins, four corners and 3-2-1s.

  • Which whole-school approaches work successfully for us now?
  • How can we build on the success of these approaches?
  • What are our focus areas and priorities?

  • How does our school support the effective use of ICT in teaching and learning?
  • Which programs do we have in place that effectively teach students to use ICT in the curriculum?
  • Are there opportunities to strengthen reading and digital text composition in our curriculum programs?

  • If our students undertook NAPLAN Online today, would they be confident in completing the tests?
  • What evidence supports our thinking?
  • How might online assessment be used in our curriculum programs?

eBooks and eJournals

Use these (DET login required) to gain access to professional learning resources and student eBooks for learning.

Microsoft Imagine Academy

(DET login required) provides access to technology skills training and technical courses.

Online assessments

Use online assessment systems to support assessment priorities. The following two assessment systems are available to use within existing lessons.

(DET login required).
eLearn is the department’s learning management system. It provides a comprehensive assessment toolkit, including a gradebook, Respondus and Studymate.


Use this national assessment practice system to support your curriculum delivery.

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The five self-paced online coaching modules develop effective pedagogical practice and strengthen teacher content knowledge in priority areas. This resource is also available in .


These provide students with opportunities to read digitally and compose text online.

(DET login required). Creating a culture of high achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education by building teacher capability, lifting student achievement and increasing student participation.


Use this plan to develop a whole-school approach to transitioning to NAPLAN Online.


These From Paper to Pixels online activities develop skills in constructing digital texts. They do this through digital bootcamps (delivered via web conferencing).

ACARA: NAPLAN Online technical requirements
ACARA has released the general technical requirements for NAPLAN Online in 2017. Also available is ACARA's NAPLAN Online technical requirements fact sheet (PDF, 212KB).

QDET Technical Readiness Tool
This tool provides Queensland state schools with options for scheduling NAPLAN Online tests.

Regional technical managers
State school leaders can access technical advice and support from their regional technology manager and regional system technicians.

Last updated 22 March 2017