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A journey into psychometrics
Dr Eunjung Lee shares highlights from her career in psychometrics – from developing tests to select pilots for Korean Air to facilitating ACER's Understanding Rasch Measurement Theory course.
Rediscovering the joy of formal learning: case study
When Raelene Maxworthy signed up to one of ACER’s online professional learning courses, her anxiety about returning to formal study after a 20-year break nearly derailed her plans altogether.
Putting assessment to the test
Greg Esposito wanted to know more about assessment. As deputy principal of Our Lady of Mt Carmel Parish School, he had a desire to understand how tests work and how to ensure they are accurate and relevant.
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.
How data can create certainty in uncertain times
As this period of uncertainty – with students dispersed and traditional schooling disrupted – comes to an end, quality data are more important than ever.