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Measuring young children’s long-term development
A pioneering study looking at the impacts of early years education in the Philippines is providing stakeholders with strategies to improve learning.
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.
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.