Latest updates from ACER UK
Thursday, 12 Dec 2019
ACER India wins two evaluation projects in Zambia
UNICEF Zambia has commissioned ACER India to evaluate its education programmes in Zambia.
Tuesday, 5 Nov 2019
ICILS 2018 International Report released
Results of the 2018 International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) have been released.
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019
Assessing creative thinking
ACER Senior Research Fellow Ray Philpot recently delivered a presentation on computer-based assessment of creative thinking at a symposium in Beijing, China.
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2019
Breadth and depth: must-haves in any vocabulary
Ahead of International Literacy Day on Sunday 8 September, we take a closer look at vocabulary skills and their role in literacy learning progress. ACER Principal Research Fellow and PAT test developer Prue Anderson reviews the research that informed the test design.
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Friday, 17 Jan 2020
Supporting high-quality assessment in Bhutan
ACER India has conducted a series of workshops to increase Bhutan’s expertise in national assessment item development, questionnaire design and sampling procedures. Anu Radha Sharma reports.
Monday, 2 Dec 2019
Sue Thomson and Kylie Hillman explain the significance of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment, ahead of the release of results from the latest cycle.
Thursday, 24 Oct 2019
Supporting five Indian states in assessment reform
ACER India is supporting a program to build capacity for implementing assessments that generate strong evidence.
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Friday, 2 Aug 2019
Understanding what fosters or hinders social and emotional skill development
Trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD suggest countries will soon have access to internationally comparable information on the wellbeing of their students, delegates to Research Conference 2019 in Melbourne will hear on Monday.
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