Australian teens show financial nous: PISA

Australian teens show financial nous: PISA

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014

Australia is in the top five in the world’s first international assessment of young people’s financial literacy, a report released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) reveals.

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New partnership for improving workforce capability

New partnership for improving workforce capability

Thursday, 19 Jun 2014

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and Dr John Mitchell of John Mitchell and Associates (JMA) are joining forces to deliver workforce capability measures to identify and grow staff capability and increase organisational performance in Australian knowledge-based and service-oriented organisations.

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Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014

The inaugural Australian STEM Video Game Challenge opens for registrations on 1 June. The Challenge invites school students to design, build and submit an original educational video game.

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Collaboration, not pay-for-results, the best strategy for improving schools

Collaboration, not pay-for-results, the best strategy for improving schools

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Attempts to improve student performance by giving teachers and schools financial incentives to raise test scores have failed internationally, while opportunities for school communities to identify and share effective practices show promise, a conference hosted by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in Melbourne will hear tomorrow.    

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Improve literacy and numeracy skills for Australia’s future

Improve literacy and numeracy skills for Australia’s future

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014

The third annual National Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Conference will bring together delegates from across the post-compulsory, vocational, adult and workplace education and training sectors to investigate the implications of key international surveys for Australian citizens and workers.

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