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A new way to assess social and emotional skills
Field trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD have just been completed, reports Dr Sue Thomson, ahead of a Research Conference 2019 presentation.
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.
Challenging student attitudes toward risky behaviour
Katherine Dix describes the pilot of Australia’s first social norms-based drug and alcohol program for secondary school students.
Finding the next top model
An international mathematical modelling competition is helping to produce students who can not only solve problems set by others, but are able to identify and address problems themselves.
Question-a-day keeps learning underway
An ACER teaching and learning program is helping to prepare students for the next large-scale international assessment of mathematics and science.