Vocational and adult education
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Equity students’ pathways to STEM
An ACER study will offer new insight into the dynamics of STEM pathways for students from disadvantaged groups.
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.
Unpacking ‘programmatic assessment’
A programmatic model of assessment can provide a more complete understanding of trainees’ knowledge and skills, but key aspects of the approach are often misunderstood.
Three charts on: how much Australia spends on all levels of education
A new ACER report on Australian education expenditure is the first of its kind, and offers an important reference point for policy-makers, educators, researchers and economists. The report authors discuss the key findings in an article in The Conversation.
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.