International study reveals serious adult literacy and numeracy problems

International study reveals serious adult literacy and numeracy problems

Friday, 15 Feb 2013

Preliminary results from an OECD study released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today reveals that many adult Australians do not possess the literacy and numeracy skills necessary to participate fully in modern life and work.

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Philanthropic support: a big knowledge gap for schools

Philanthropic support: a big knowledge gap for schools

Monday, 11 Feb 2013

Schools are relying on fetes and other types of traditional fundraising while missing out on the financial and “in-kind” support available from philanthropic foundations and trusts, according to a survey by the Australian Council for Educational Research in partnership with The Ian Potter Foundation and the Origin Foundation.

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ACER releases results from latest international studies of student achievement

ACER releases results from latest international studies of student achievement

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Reports released on Tuesday by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) reveal disappointing results for Australia in the latest international study of mathematics and science achievement, and in Australia’s first ever international assessment of reading at primary school level.

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New data confirms dramatic decline in Indian university student visas, ACER research briefing notes

New data confirms dramatic decline in Indian university student visas, ACER research briefing notes

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

13 December 2012:

A higher education research briefing paper released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), drawing on new data, has confirmed the dramatic decline of international student enrolments in higher education in recent years and has highlighted how a massive downturn in Indian students has been a key driver in this overall trend.

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TIMSS & PIRLS 2011 national report

TIMSS & PIRLS 2011 national report

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) released the TIMSS & PIRLS 2011 national reports at 8pm AEDST on Tuesday, 11 December 2012.

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