21st century skills
Sharing knowledge to strengthen education systems
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is a partner of the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) Europe, Asia, Pacific (EAP) Hub. Through this partnership, ACER supports members of the KIX EAP Hub in systemic improvement.
Building capacity for Bhutan’s learning assessment
ACER is supporting development of Bhutan’s National Education Assessment Framework (NEAF) and strengthening local capacity for its implementation. Dr Mee Young Han reports.
Preparing for a digital future
To ensure students are digitally competent requires the development of not only information literacy but also knowledge, skills and understanding of computer science and computational thinking.
Literacy and numeracy for the 21st century
The evolution of essential skills presents a challenge for school education in preparing young people for the world as adults.
Preparing students for a changing world
Globalisation, technological advances and the changing nature of work all have far-reaching implications for the work of schools, says Professor Geoff Masters, speaking ahead of ACER’s Research Conference.
Developing and assessing interpersonal skills
The crucial role of context to the teaching, learning and assessment of interpersonal skills is one of the key messages from researchers speaking at ACER’s Research Conference 2019.