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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).
Addressing educational marginalisation in a crisis
The ongoing pandemic is giving rise to a deepening digital divide in education. Stakeholder commitment, collaboration, and creativity are the needs of the hour.
Critical connections between numeracy and vulnerability in adult life
Research shows numeracy is critical to improving the social and economic status, and overall well-being of low-skilled or otherwise vulnerable adults.
Universities need to train lecturers in online delivery, or they risk students dropping out
Online learning can actually be as effective as when classes are delivered face-to-face. But teachers need training to do this effectively.