Students in IB programs display higher wellbeing than peers
A study by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) for the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) found that students in the IB Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) demonstrated consistently higher levels of wellbeing than those educated outside the program.
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Support for teachers key to improving literacy during COVID-19 and beyond
This International Literacy Day, we highlight how direct support for teachers can improve the foundational skills of children in low and middle income countries during COVID-19 and beyond.
Supporting literacy in South Asia
Understanding progress in literacy through learning assessments and programme evaluations.
Literacy learning in a pandemic
To mark International Literacy Day on Tuesday 8 September, we look at literacy learning during COVID-19. What impact on literacy rates is the pandemic likely to have?
Teacher librarians linked to improved student literacy
New research by ACER reveals schools with a qualified teacher librarian are more likely to have improved student literacy outcomes.
Pandemic presents opportunity to rethink student reporting
Reduced focus on letter grades in school reports, in recognition of the disruption to usual teaching and assessment practices caused by COVID-19, has presented an opportunity to reconsider approaches to reporting.