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Supporting examination reform in Nepal
ACER is helping to ensure that school assessment in Nepal focuses on testing higher-order thinking skills.
Investing in teacher development: Building an evidence base in Lao PDR
A four year study in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is investigating the extent to which investment in teacher development improves teaching quality and student literacy in Lao language.
Focus on basics leaves schoolkids short in essential deep thinking
The declining performance of Australian school students is in the spotlight again. But is there anything governments can do to arrest the decline? Geoff Masters responds.
How Australia’s education system stacks up
PISA national project manager Dr Sue Thomson says Australia has a great deal of work ahead for its education system to excel by international standards.
PISA 2018: Australian student performance in long-term decline
7pm, Tuesday 3 December 2019: A report released today paints a picture of long-term decline in Australian students’ reading, mathematics and science skills – and, for the first time in the assessment’s history, we have fallen to meet an OECD average, in mathematics performance.