Research Conference 2022
School Assessments in Indonesia: Similarities and Differences
ACER Indonesia’s recent sharing session, held in conjunction with the Indonesian Educational Evaluation Association (HEPI) and Indonesian Psychometric Association (APSIMETRI), shed light on the country’s student assessments, namely the National Exam (UN), University Entrance Exam (UTBK), and the newly introduced Minimum Competency Assessment (AKM), answering many unanswered questions.
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Large-scale assessments in the context of developing countries
A new analysis of assessments around the world identifies how best to operate large-scale assessments in developing countries. Ursula Schwantner reports.
Improving the quality of medical education
An ongoing collaboration is developing tools and processes to help prove and improve the quality of medical education in Australia through quality comparison, the sharing of expertise and high-quality assessment, as Dan Edwards explains.
Questioning the standards of literacy and numeracy
David Tout and Juliette Mendelovits examine why we receive such differing reports on the literacy and numeracy skills of young Australians.
Computerised assessment of writing for VET
Martina Bovell explains how ACER is making the computerised assessment of writing possible.
Beyond feasibility – possible futures for learning outcomes assessment
Sarah Richardson reflects on the momentum behind the assessment of student learning outcomes following the completion of the OECD’s Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes Feasibility Study.