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Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019
An educational measure that captures meaningful progress
This story in EducationHQ by ACER's Dr Anne-Marie Chase looks at how to capture hard-to-quantify skills.
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019
Interest in maths challenge keeps growing
The International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM2C) has again broken participation records, with the number of teams registered to participate growing significantly. The Australian round is under way for 2019, and teams can register until 1 April and have until 5 April to submit responses
Friday, 18 Jan 2019
Scottish Parliament hears from ACER on national assessments
ACER provides the SNSA assessments for the Scottish Government, and has provided evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee.
Friday, 4 Jan 2019
New Year, New Goals: How To Achieve Your Career Goals in 2019
Have you set yourself a career goal for 2019? January is the perfect time to step back and renew your focus on where you want to be, career-wise.
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Thursday, 13 Jun 2019
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.
Tuesday, 4 Jun 2019
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.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
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.
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Wednesday, 29 May 2019
2019 Australian maths modelling challenge winners
Australia’s two top entries in this year’s International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM2C) have been announced.