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Greater insight for tertiary admissions decisions
Using the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) to assist with candidate selection has just become easier, following the addition of proficiency band descriptors.
Ditch the widgets. Start investing in their amazing futures
Dr Daniel Edwards explores the difference in the cost of teaching university students depending on their backgrounds, and discusses the benefit of viewing this as an investment rather than a cost.
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.
Innovation in assessment standard setting
ACER's online platform for setting assessment performance standards has been shortlisted for the 2022 e-Assessment Awards ‘Most Innovative Use of Technology in Assessment’.
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.