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What makes a student academically resilient in the face of disadvantage?
A new ACER report examines the characteristics of high-performing students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Why the curriculum should be based on students’ readiness, not their age
Structuring the curriculum as a sequence of levels through which every student progresses, but not necessarily at the same pace, will create the flexibility required for every student to learn successfully.
Debunking the equity myth in education
ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters says traditional curriculum and assessment systems are ‘fundamentally inequitable’.
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?