πŸ‘ NAPLAN writing test is no better than an internet rant

Liked NAPLAN writing test is no better than an internet rant (The Sydney Morning Herald)
What we really need, both in schools and in the real world, is a shift away from arguing to win, and towards rhetoric as understanding. It’s a genre that Associate Professor Larissa McLean Davies at The University of Melbourne has labelled the "treaty" genre. Under this genre of writing students must show empathy, try to understand other points of view, and find a solution rather than just win an argument.

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