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Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019
An educational measure that captures meaningful progress
This story in EducationHQ by ACER's Dr Anne-Marie Chase looks at how to capture hard-to-quantify skills.
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019
Interest in maths challenge keeps growing
The International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM2C) has again broken participation records, with the number of teams registered to participate growing significantly. The Australian round is under way for 2019, and teams can register until 1 April and have until 5 April to submit responses
Friday, 18 Jan 2019
Scottish Parliament hears from ACER on national assessments
ACER provides the SNSA assessments for the Scottish Government, and has provided evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee.
Friday, 4 Jan 2019
New Year, New Goals: How To Achieve Your Career Goals in 2019
Have you set yourself a career goal for 2019? January is the perfect time to step back and renew your focus on where you want to be, career-wise.
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Thursday, 11 Apr 2019
Validating professional standards for teachers
An ACER report provides guidance to countries pursuing standards-based reforms on methods for ensuring their measures of teaching quality are valid.
Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019
Learning through play beyond the early years
Play-based learning is generally associated with preschool children, but new research provides a model for playful learning at school.
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019
Medical Selection Program launches in UAE
A new Medical Selection Program (MSP) developed to meet the needs of medical and health sciences colleges in the Middle East and North Africa has launched in Dubai. ACER Deputy CEO Ralph Saubern reports.
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Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018
Australian students more anxious about schoolwork
Indigenous, female, migrant and low-SES students are the most anxious about their schoolwork, according to a new look at PISA data.