Why the time is right to become an expert in assessment

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

In the wake of the Gonski 2.0 report and with rising calls for a fundamental rethink of the way we assess learning in schools, studying assessment has become even more relevant and exciting.

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ACER CEO Geoff Masters to lead NSW school curriculum review

Monday, 14 May 2018

A comprehensive review of the NSW K–12 school curriculum will be led by the Australian Council for Educational Research’s Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters AO.

The review aims to ensure that the curriculum is preparing students to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, and will take into account and expand on the findings of David Gonski’s latest report into Australian school education.

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How to find time for postgraduate study

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Thinking about enrolling for a postgraduate course? You already know that learning new skills will take your teaching career to the next level. But how do you fit your studies around your work and family life?

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Evaluating the benefits for teachers of marking

Wednesday, 4 Apr 2018

Teachers are often encouraged to sign up to mark external exams or tests, not just for the extra money but also for promise of ‘professional development’. Current research is exploring the benefits – and drawbacks – of marking for teachers.

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ACER Research Director joins government advisory panel

Thursday, 22 Mar 2018

ACER Research Director Dr Daniel Edwards joins a newly created panel to advise the Australian Government on research and trials on student equity in higher education.

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