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Education: LANTITE

What is LANTITE?

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The Australian Government has introduced a new national test called LANTITE (Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students), which is run by ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research). If you are a student in an 'initial teacher education' (ITE) course that qualifies you as someone that teaches, you must pass the test prior to graduation to prove that you have the literacy and numeracy skills to become a teacher.

All students who commenced an ITE course from 1st January 2017 onwards must pass LANTITE to graduate.


Test information

  • The Test involves two separate tests, one for Literacy and one for Numeracy
  • Each Test has 65 questions, with a mixture of multiple choice and constructed response questions
  • The two Tests can be attempted in one sitting or in separate sittings
  • A student who passes one component of the Test (e.g. Literacy but not Numeracy) can bank the passed component and will not have to sit that part of the Test again

The following LinkedIn Learning courses are available for practice and revision before you sit the LANTITE test. Access LinkedIn Learning from your student portal.  


Test Prep





Academic Skills Centre Blackboard Support & Workshops

More LANTITE support, and information on literacy and numeracy workshops is available on Blackboard.

Academic Skills--> School Specific Resources--> School of Education--> LANTITE


LANTITE Introductory Workshops Semester 2

LANTITE Introductory workshop Monday 19 July 2:00 - 2:45pm
LANTITE Introductory workshop Wednesday 21 July 1:00 - 2:00pm
LANTITE Introductory workshop Thursday 22 July 6:30 - 7:15pm
LANTITE Introductory workshop Monday 4 October 6:30 - 7:15pm
LANTITE Introductory workshop Tuesday 5 October 12:00 - 1:00pm

To participate in online workshops and to view recordings, go to the Academic Skills @ ECU Community Site on Blackboard and select the Online Workshops tab. 

LANTITE Resources in the ECU Library

LANTITE Online Resources

A range of resources to help you improve your literacy and numeracy skills: