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Investing in teacher development: Building an evidence base in Lao PDR
A four year study in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is investigating the extent to which investment in teacher development improves teaching quality and student literacy in Lao language.
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.
Report cards’ report card: showing potential, but with room for improvement
ACER has been investigating how effective parents, teachers and students consider report cards to be, and the results reveal room for improvement.
Improving the national qualifications framework
ACER research is helping to ensure that Australia’s qualifications framework is adaptable to the changing nature of education, training and work.
Supporting five Indian states in assessment reform
ACER India is supporting a program to build capacity for implementing assessments that generate strong evidence.