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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.
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.
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.