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Improving tertiary admissions in uncertain times
Aptitude testing is an effective tool for university admissions when school achievement results are unavailable or insufficient.
Fostering international cooperation and development
Research confirms the Australia Awards are improving work practices and supporting gender equality and inclusiveness in alumni’s home countries.
Universities need to train lecturers in online delivery, or they risk students dropping out
Online learning can actually be as effective as when classes are delivered face-to-face. But teachers need training to do this effectively.
GAMSAT exam to move online
The Graduate Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT) examination planned for 21 March will instead be run as an online exam at the end of May.
Smoothing the transition to online learning
As governmental responses to the COVID-19 situation develop, schools face the prospect of moving towards online learning. Here, ACER’s Dr Anne-Marie Chase recommends resources and reading to help teachers prepare for the transition.