What does the research tell us about leadership and international education?
The research findings are clear: data are crucial to school improvement and school leaders play a critical role in identifying reliable and meaningful data, write ACER's Pauline Taylor-Guy, Jarrod Hingston and Pina Tarricone.
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Spotlight on: test item trialling
Here we look at how test content is developed, tested and refined before it makes it into a trusted progressive achievement assessment.
Teaching over technology: educational priorities during COVID-19
This World Teachers' Day, we highlight how prioritising teaching over technology is needed to minimise the educational disruption for disadvantaged children during COVID-19.
Working together to prepare future school leaders
A school leadership program review calls for a more systemic approach, reimagining school leadership development to encourage leaders to work more collaboratively to meet complex challenges.
Students in IB programs display higher wellbeing than peers
A study by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) for the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) found that students in the IB Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) demonstrated consistently higher levels of wellbeing than those educated outside the program.
Q&A: How the Australian International School Malaysia uses ISA results to review student and school progress
Katrina Reece, Head of Learning Enrichment, discusses how the Australian International School Malaysia utilises their International School Asssessment (ISA) results to inform programming, track student progress and see the impact of their teaching.