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Equity issues in social and emotional development
An ACER-led international survey reveals significant differences in the social and emotional skills of advantaged and disadvantaged students.
Investigating the impact of learning through play at school
ACER and the LEGO Foundation launch Learning Through Play at School, a new research study in Ukraine.
Inquiry and play transform school learning environment
Improvements at a Tasmanian school have resulted in an 80 per cent decrease in student behaviour requiring support from senior staff members between 2018-2020.
Student wellbeing programs improve academic outcomes
ACER’s systematic review of evaluations of school-based wellbeing programs reveals students in the interventions were up to four months ahead in their learning.
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.