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Report cards’ report card: showing potential, but with room for improvement
ACER has been investigating how effective parents, teachers and students consider report cards to be, and the results reveal room for improvement.
Scottish national assessments inform next steps for learning
ACER works with the Scottish Government, in partnership with Twig and SCHOLAR, to develop and deliver assessments of literacy and numeracy learning progress. Since 2017, more than one million assessments have been completed by learners throughout Scotland.
Teaching early literacy through play
Dan Cloney and Kellie Picker explore practical literacy activity ideas designed to build children’s oral language skills.
Measuring young children’s long-term development
A pioneering study looking at the impacts of early years education in the Philippines is providing stakeholders with strategies to improve learning.
Building the evidence base for educational quality in the Pacific
The third cycle of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment reveals significant improvement among the region’s students, as Elizabeth Cassity reports.