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Strategies to teach maths have changed since parents were at school
To help parents engage with their children's maths learning, Cath Pearn explains three addition and subtraction strategies now taught in primary school.
Explainer: What is TIMSS?
TIMSS National Project Coordinator Sue Thomson answers the key questions: what is TIMSS, what do the tests look like and how is TIMSS different from PISA?
Pandemic presents opportunity to rethink student reporting
Reduced focus on letter grades in school reports, in recognition of the disruption to usual teaching and assessment practices caused by COVID-19, has presented an opportunity to reconsider approaches to reporting.
Financial education critical to reducing socioeconomic disadvantage
Research suggests socioeconomically disadvantaged groups will need strong levels of financial literacy to avoid being left further behind.
ACER Chief Executive recommends bypassing ATAR
Professor Geoff Masters says there would be no cost to university selection, but significant educational benefits, in dispensing with the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).