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Aligning 21st century skills with curriculum, pedagogy and assessment
Online course supports countries to develop strategic plans to integrate 21 century skills into their education systems.
Research showcase opportunity offered as conference goes online
ACER’s annual Research Conference is returning between 16-20 August, following a pandemic-related pause in 2020. This year, it is a fully virtual program of 20 presentations by leading thinkers in education research from around the globe
Adaptive assessment: a fairer way to test
ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters AO says adaptive assessment is challenging traditional thinking about how to measure student achievement.
What TIMSS 2019 tells us about Australian students’ school preparedness
In a new video infographic based on data from the most recent Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), we delve deeper into the skills with which Australian students enter primary school, and a possible link with Year 4 maths performance.
The PAT Data Explorer – an exciting new way to report
The ACER School Assessments team recently introduced schools to the new capabilities offered by adaptive testing in two free webinars, ahead of the official release of PAT Adaptive assessments in Term 3 2021.