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Media and journalists seeking ACER comment: to check if ACER can help you with comment or background research, please contact Corporate Communications.

Indigenous TV series supports ready children, ready families and ready schools
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017

Ground-breaking new television series Little J & Big Cuz, the first animated kids show to feature Indigenous Australians and their culture, is arriving in homes and classrooms to support successful transitions to school for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Full TIMSS and PISA results: Time to address disadvantage is now
Wednesday, 15 Mar 2017

Two reports released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) confirm that the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students has barely narrowed over the past 15 years.

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Improving our understanding of learner choice in VET
Vocational & Adult
Wednesday, 30 Mar 2016

Research now underway aims to shed more light on what we know about the choices of young people when navigating the VET environment, as Justin Brown explains.

What do students really think about their teachers?
School
Friday, 28 Apr 2017

Assessment helps us to understand how well our students are learning, but to help us understand the effectiveness of our teaching we need student feedback, as Lawrence Ingvarson explains.

Little J and Big Cuz coming soon to classrooms
Indigenous
Friday, 10 Mar 2017

When Little J and Big Cuz arrive on our screens in late April they will bring with them a raft of resources to help incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and being in the classroom.

Teacher absenteeism in Indonesia
International
Monday, 16 Mar 2015

A comprehensive new study reveals that teacher absenteeism in Indonesia is declining, and provides evidence for policy makers focused on improving teaching and learning, as Phil McKenzie explains.

ACER media contacts

ACER has extensive expertise in educational research and assessment nationally and internationally and can provide media comment that is authoritative and nonaligned.

ACER media spokespeople who are widely recognised as experts in their fields can provide evidence-based and well-informed commentary on a wide range of education subjects about which we have conducted research. ACER does not provide opinion-based commentary.

To check if ACER can help you with comment or background research for your story, please contact the Corporate Communications Manager, Dr Steve Holden, on +61 3 9277 5582 or communications@acer.edu.au

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