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ACER’s submission to Gonski 2.0 released

ACER’s submission to Gonski 2.0 released

ACER’s submission to the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools (chair: Mr David Gonski) is now available for download.

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Educational Measurement Textbooks

Educational Measurement Textbooks

Two seminal educational measurement textbooks – Best Test Design and Rating Scale Analysis – from the University of Chicago’s MESA Laboratory are now available for free download.

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ACER’s Assessment Resource Kit translated into Spanish

In 2017 the Ministry of Education in Peru completed the translation of the eight booklets in ACER’s Assessment Resource Kit (ARK) into Spanish as part of a project to develop national learning standards and to support teachers in their assessment of student learning.

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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

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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Rolling Summit

Through a Rolling Summit of online and face-to-face events we are providing opportunities to share knowledge and to design a different future for assessment.

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Standards-Based Assessment in Higher Education

Prof Geoff Masters’ addressed a symposium on Standards-Based Assessment in Higher Education at the University of New South Wales.

Watch the video of his keynote address, The role of performance standards in supporting student learning.

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