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Joined-up: School support for children with autism
Thursday, 7 Sep 2017

A new program to benefit children with autism launched today at the fifth Asia Pacific Autism Conference at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

Schooling is everybody’s business: Principal for a Day
Wednesday, 6 Sep 2017

Schooling will be everybody’s business tomorrow when students and staff at more than 150 Victorian schools welcome high-profile personalities, members of government at all levels, business executives, and CEOs as their Principal for a Day.

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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.

Online assessment to support student learning
Monday, 11 Sep 2017

Computer adaptive tests targeted to students’ current skill levels should provide better information about their long-term literacy and numeracy development.

Looking for the X factors in Indigenous early education
Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017

Early education for Indigenous students should begin from a place of strength, by focusing on students’ potential, interests, abilities, knowledge and capacities, rather than their limits.

Teacher absenteeism in Indonesia
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 at UNLEASH Innovation Lab
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017

ACER’s Sally Robertson and Jennifer Star attended the UNLEASH Innovation Lab in Denmark in August.

Learning Assessment of Secondary Institutions project in Bangladesh
Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017

ACER India signs contract for Learning Assessment for Secondary Institutions project in Dhaka.

ACER India hosts research interns
Monday, 7 Aug 2017

ACER India farewells research interns from local universities hosted as part of the inaugural ACER India Summer Internship Program.

‘Little J & Big Cuz’ coming to ABC for NAIDOC Week
Monday, 26 Jun 2017

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation will televise Little J & Big Cuz on ABC ME (channel  23) during NAIDOC Week.

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