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From vision to reality: The journey of computer-adaptive testing
Almost 40 years ago, ACER’s concept of what assessment could achieve was far ahead of the technology as work began on computer-adaptive testing (CAT).
Experts call for stronger links between early childhood education and primary school
Differences in priorities and the language used to describe teaching and learning in early childhood and school are hurdles to children’s development, a conference in Sydney next week will hear.
8 ways to better engage girls in digital technologies education
Research conducted by ACER for CSIRO has identified several factors that could facilitate greater engagement of young women in digital technologies education.
Learning through play with STEM teachers
ACER Senior Research Fellow Rachel Parker gave a keynote presentation to launch a series of STEM playful learning workshops in St Louis in August.
Three science concepts primary students struggle to grasp
A new global study by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has identified 3 fundamental concepts that have continued to elude Year 3 students for decades.