Australasian first in research on higher education

Australasian first in research on higher education

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007

Twenty-five Australian and New Zealand universities have received results from the first-ever Australasian study of student engagement in higher education.

The Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE), conducted by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), measures whether students are interacting with their institutions in the most educationally productive ways.

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PISA 2006 National Report

PISA 2006 National Report

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007

Australian results from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2006 were released at 20:00 AEDT on 4 December 2007.
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PISA shows Indigenous students continue to struggle

PISA shows Indigenous students continue to struggle

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007

The latest results from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) show a continuing wide gap in academic achievement between Australia’s Indigenous and non Indigenous students with very little improvement since PISA was first conducted in 2000.

The results from PISA 2006 were released today by the OECD in Paris with an Australian national report released simultaneously by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).

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Australian students perform well in science, but many below OECD baseline

Australian students perform well in science, but many below OECD baseline

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007

A global study involving more than 400,000 15-year-olds in 57 countries provides the latest report card on Australia’s progress in providing a world-class education system.

Newly released results from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2006 show that, while the scientific literacy levels of Australian 15-year-olds are significantly above the OECD average, and either similar to or higher than most of our trading partners, many students in this country continue to struggle.

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Literacy research must look to the past

Literacy research must look to the past

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007

An overly negative view of literacy and reluctance to take account of history has limited research and led indirectly to the advancement of some unproductive ideas about literacy, according to a new review of research on literacy education released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).

Written by University of Sydney Professorial Research Fellow Peter Freebody, Australian Education Review 52 aims to expand our understanding of literacy at a time when public and private lives have become increasingly literacy dependent, and literacy demands more complex and sophisticated.

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