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Why the curriculum should be based on students’ readiness, not their age
Structuring the curriculum as a sequence of levels through which every student progresses, but not necessarily at the same pace, will create the flexibility required for every student to learn successfully.
New resource to help drive school improvement
A new book published by ACER is supporting educational leaders to clearly diagnose where their school is in the improvement cycle and implement strategies to move to the next stage.
Supporting judgements with statistical modelling
Bayesian Networks offer a practical, defensible solution to ensuring consistency and fairness in programmatic assessment.
Debunking the equity myth in education
ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters says traditional curriculum and assessment systems are ‘fundamentally inequitable’.
National civics and citizenship report released
The NAP-CC 2019 report shows no change in the proportion of students attaining the national proficient standard.