NAPLAN, Edutest, HAST,AMC, ICAS, REACH, SEAMO, Olympiad, MCYA, OC,Selective,ACER, ASAT

Gurusubramanian Swaminathan
1 min readSep 30, 2023

Acronyms for many tests in NSW, Australia — de-mystified

Thanks to whoever asked the question about NAPLAN and also other further question which were like more questions to the answer.

Note: I am not certified/licensed education consultant. All the information provided in this article is based on personal research and experience. Personal implies — not just me — its my/family interaction with other parents, families, students, friends across different communities who are in New South Wales area, Australia.

Target Audience: Parents of Year 1 to Year 6 primary students and Year 7 High school students.

Exclusions: This articles is NOT for the persons who do not believe that Education is a game changer for kids in their life. If you still read this and change you opinion, do let me know. I have not made any argument/justification points on why education is good for kids in this article. Education is required. Period.

Let’s delve in the details of each Test. We will cover :

  1. Test Name
  2. What’s this test about
  3. Targeted School Years
  4. How’s the outcome reported
  5. How to interpret the outcome as a Parent.

As this information is in table format, there is no option, but to convert/provide the details to you in a PDF format. Please feel free to go to below link and download the PDF.

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Gurusubramanian Swaminathan

Life Coach working with people to enhance their lives (Career, Personal).Vivid Writer in Medium Platform on Positivity,Life Lessons & Reflections.IT Program Mgr