21st century skills
Sharing knowledge to strengthen education systems
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is a partner of the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) Europe, Asia, Pacific (EAP) Hub. Through this partnership, ACER supports members of the KIX EAP Hub in systemic improvement.
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Defining skills for the future: What’s in a name?
Exploring the different terminology, definitions and frameworks used to describe the general capabilities needed for life and work in the 21st century.
ICILS 2018 International Report released
Results of the 2018 International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) have been released.
Schooling one decade on
A new podcast from Teacher shares highlights from the closing session of ACER’s Research Conference 2019 on the probable future of schooling in the 21st century.
Building capacity for Bhutan’s learning assessment
ACER is supporting development of Bhutan’s National Education Assessment Framework (NEAF) and strengthening local capacity for its implementation. Dr Mee Young Han reports.
Preparing for a digital future
To ensure students are digitally competent requires the development of not only information literacy but also knowledge, skills and understanding of computer science and computational thinking.