Education and development
Understanding learning gaps for system transformation
In 2021, in a world first, ACER, with the Australian Government-funded INOVASI program and the Indonesian Ministry of Education Culture, Research and Technology, mapped the learning gaps of Indonesian students against international benchmarks. We now have clear directions for students’ learning recovery.
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Closing the gap of educators’ competence in early childhood education
The implementation of early childhood education can be viewed with at least two lenses: equitable access and quality of provision.
Groundbreaking new tools advance measurement of SDG 4
Analysing the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on learning in sub-Saharan Africa helps governments to measure learning progress towards SDG 4.
Using social network analysis to explore peer connections
ACER has used social network analysis to explore connections between alumni that completed the Australian Awards Leadership Program in 2013 and 2014.
Strengthening playful practices in the classroom
ACER and LEGO Foundation have developed a framework to help improve the quality of learning through play at primary school.
Cultivating development in the Pacific
New research explores the long-term outcomes of Australian Government scholarships offered to people from the Pacific to study at Pacific Island institutions.