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Critical connections between numeracy and vulnerability in adult life
Research shows numeracy is critical to improving the social and economic status, and overall well-being of low-skilled or otherwise vulnerable adults.
Evaluating a remedial learning program in Zambia
ACER is conducting an evaluation of a remedial learning program in literacy and numeracy for primary school students in Zambia.
PISA 2018: Australian students’ performance
A long-term national decline in reading, maths and science achievement has led, for the first time, to Australia’s achievement failing to exceed the OECD average in one of the assessment domains.
Sue Thomson and Kylie Hillman explain the significance of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment, ahead of the release of results from the latest cycle.
Report cards’ report card: showing potential, but with room for improvement
ACER has been investigating how effective parents, teachers and students consider report cards to be, and the results reveal room for improvement.