Research Conference 2021
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Should we keep taking part in PISA?
In a recent webinar, educational experts reinforced the need to keep participating in large-scale international student surveys – even if we don’t always like the results.
Computer-based assessment of collaborative problem-solving skills
Technology can be used to assess collaboration skills, but also presents challenges to the measurement of this innately human construct.
Teaching and assessing 21st century skills
ACER’s Centre for Assessment Reform and Innovation (CARI) has developed an evidence-based approach for teaching and assessing critical thinking, creative thinking and collaboration in the classroom.
Defining skills for the future: What’s in a name?
Exploring the different terminology, definitions and frameworks used to describe the general capabilities needed for life and work in the 21st century.
The role of learning progressions in global scales
ACER’s Jen Jackson, Ray Adams, Ursula Schwanter and Charlotte Waters look at the benefits of learning progressions for the international assessment community.