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New Thinking
New Thinking
Article
Rethinking how we assess learning in schools

There is a major flaw in the way we currently assess school students, as Geoff Masters explains.

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New Thinking
New Thinking
Article
Changing National Assessments in Bangladesh

On 9 June 2016, the Dhaka Tribune Editorial noted that: "It is of no surprise that one of the top research priorities for the Australian Council for Educational Research is assessment".

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New Thinking
New Thinking
Article
Is there another way to think about schooling?

There is a well-established way of thinking about schooling - one that focuses on teaching age-based curriculum and assessing students on that curriculum. But, there is an alternative.

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New Metrics
New Metrics
Project
Improvements to the described regions of the PAT scales

The focus for the first year of the project will be on enhancing the descriptive elements of the PAT scales for two instruments:

  • PAT Reading Comprehension, and
  • PAT Maths
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Assessment Workshops for Visiting Indonesian Educators
Assessment Workshops for Visiting Indonesian Educators

The Australia Awards in Indonesia, funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, is supporting more than 130 Indonesian education professionals and future leaders to visit Victoria to access and share high-quality professional development opportunities.

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Reforming Assessment in Indonesia
Reforming Assessment in Indonesia

In late May to early June 2016, Professor Geoff Masters AO visited Indonesia to discuss assessment reform with the Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture, the Hon. Anies Baswedan.

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