Premier Bracks opens ACER Dubai office

Premier Bracks opens ACER Dubai office

Wednesday, 10 Mar 2004

Victorian Premier Steve Bracks opened the Dubai branch office of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) today in Dubai's Knowledge Village. Noel Campbell, Ambassador of Australia to the UAE and Qatar was also in attendance. Dubai is ACER's first overseas office. Its objective is to establish ACER as the leading provider of educational research and assessment services in the Middle East region.

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New effort needed to improve Indigenous education

New effort needed to improve Indigenous education

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2004

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) today called for the establishment of a new and rigorous national research agenda into ways of improving educational outcomes for Indigenous students. The call coincides with the release of a review of Indigenous education research and policy which argues that, despite good intentions and considerable funding in recent years, educational outcomes for Indigenous students remain well behind those of non-Indigenous students.

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Go back to school with your kids with a new online assessment program

Go back to school with your kids with a new online assessment program

Wednesday, 4 Feb 2004

In a first for Australia, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has launched its latest initiative in online assessment with iAchieve at home , an educational support activity for children and parents at home.

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Positive school climate helps students achieve positive results

Positive school climate helps students achieve positive results

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2003

School programs that promote a positive view of school may also influence student achievement a new study shows. In a report released today, ACER found that students who attend schools with a positive school climate achieve higher scores on tests of reading comprehension and mathematics. This latest report in the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) examined factors that influence levels of achievement in literacy and numeracy by examining data on more than 27,000 Year 9 students and 600 schools.

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Employment experience has strongest influence on labour market outcomes

Employment experience has strongest influence on labour market outcomes

Tuesday, 28 Oct 2003

Experience of working full-time early in the school-to-work transition has the most positive effect on youth labour market outcomes and early experience of unemployment has a 'scarring' effect on subsequent unemployment. These are among the key findings of a new report released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). The report, the latest in the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), examines the labour market outcomes of a cohort of Australian youth born in 1975.

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