PAT Insights

Explore the world of Progressive Achievement. The videos, articles, infographics and teaching resources shared here will help you get the most out of PAT.

Spotlight on: test item trialling

Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020

Here we look at how test content is developed, tested and refined before it makes it into a trusted progressive achievement assessment.

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Literacy learning in a pandemic

Monday, 7 Sep 2020

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?

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Two passions, two courses: a professional learning case study

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2020

Educator Nikki Sandilands comes alive when she talks about her job.

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Become a champion for change in your school

Thursday, 9 Jul 2020

Are you a teacher looking to implement specific goals and targets or learning outcomes in your school? Do you want to be a champion for change?

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Selecting teaching resources that meet student needs: a guide

Friday, 12 Jun 2020

The research shows that learning is optimised when students are challenged at the appropriate level, with tasks that are not so easy that they become disengaged or so hard that they’re disheartened and lose confidence, says ACER's Daniel O'Loughlin.

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