New Metric projects About CARI

Displaying and interrogating learning domains

ACER will investigate more effective ways of displaying and interrogating the structure of learning domains.

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Assessment of general capabilities

The major activity under this project is to investigate ways of assessing ‘21st century’ skills, such as creativity and innovation, critical thinking, collaboration, research skills and communication skills.

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Improvements to the described regions of the PAT scales

The focus of this project was on enhancing the descriptive elements of the PAT scales for two instruments:

  • PAT Reading Comprehension, and
  • PAT Maths
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Assessment of creativity

The purpose of this project was to investigate the assessment of creativity in schools.

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