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Data from TIMSS suggests lower student literacy and numeracy skills when beginning primary school may be contributing to Australia’s poorer achievement in Year 4 mathematics.
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Understanding Australian secondary teachers’ job satisfaction
ACER research shows most Australian secondary teachers were satisfied with their profession, work environment, terms of employment and salary prior to COVID-19.
No gender gap in Australian student financial literacy: PISA
ACER's report on Australian teenagers' financial literacy and experiences with money shows boys and girls performed at a similar level.
Recognising everyday science in the early years
A set of free ACER resources aims to improve young children’s scientific understanding by encouraging educators to recognise science not just as subject but as an approach to learning that is present in everyday activities.
Selling success: Australia’s 2020 maths modelling challenge winners
Two teams have been selected to represent Australia in the 2020 International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM2C), and a further four Australian teams awarded honours.
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.