Latest PISA results ‘cause for concern’, says ACER

Latest PISA results ‘cause for concern’, says ACER

Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013

A report released on Tuesday by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) reveals the mathematics and reading skills of Australian 15-year-olds have slipped backwards over the past decade.

Read article
PISA 2012 national report

PISA 2012 national report

Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) released the PISA 2012 national report at 9pm AEDT on Tuesday, 3 December 2013.

Read article
Low literacy and numeracy skills hurt Australians and the economy

Low literacy and numeracy skills hurt Australians and the economy

Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013

The existence of large numbers of Australians with low literacy and numeracy skills has a negative impact on individuals, the economy and productivity, according to experts from ACER. Results from the OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) were released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Developed with the support of ACER, the study assessed people aged 15-74 years in 25 countries in terms of proficiency in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving in a technology-rich environment.

Read article
New report confirms decline in student achievement

New report confirms decline in student achievement

Thursday, 15 Aug 2013

A comprehensive new analysis from ACER has provided evidence beyond simple international rankings that the achievement levels of Australian students declined in the period 2000 to 2012. 

Read article
Forging stronger school-community partnerships

Forging stronger school-community partnerships

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013

More than 200 business and community leaders will become Principal for a Day in schools across Victoria tomorrow to gain a first-hand, behind-the-scenes experience of the strengths and challenges facing our schools every day.

Read article
Previous page   Next page

Page 13 of 74 pages ‹ First  < 11 12 13 14 15 >  Last ›