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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.
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.
Ending the domino effect of maths anxiety
Research suggests reducing school students’ maths anxiety will help Australia build the strong STEM workforce needed for the 21st century.
Uncovering learning inequities in Southeast Asia
A new large-scale regional assessment has found large gaps in the learning outcomes of Grade 5 students in Southeast Asia.
Strategies to teach maths have changed since parents were at school
To help parents engage with their children's maths learning, Cath Pearn explains three addition and subtraction strategies now taught in primary school.