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More nuanced student equity measures needed
The Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment has published a report that cautions against using ranking systems exclusively to determine equity policy in higher education.
Curriculum equality limits student progress
ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters AO says providing everybody with an identical solution may seem ‘fair’, but fairness depends on meeting individual needs.
Improving adult literacy and numeracy everybody’s business
ACER experts say Australia must increase its adult literacy and numeracy workforce, and implement a range of workplace, community and family literacy programs.
The importance of measuring adult literacy and numeracy
ACER's submission to the parliamentary inquiry into adult skills calls for continued national monitoring of adult literacy and numeracy.
Adaptive assessment: a fairer way to test
ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters AO says adaptive assessment is challenging traditional thinking about how to measure student achievement.