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Changing the education paradigm
ACER Chief Executive Geoff Masters says it may be time for a paradigm shift in school education, drawing parallels with fundamental changes in thinking that have occurred in the world of science.
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.
Teaching over technology: educational priorities during COVID-19
This World Teachers' Day, we highlight how prioritising teaching over technology is needed to minimise the educational disruption for disadvantaged children during COVID-19.
Improving oral assessment implementation
ACER has published a guide to the different forms of prompting available to examiners and their potential effects on candidates, and principles for practice.
Teaching and assessing 21st century skills
ACER’s Centre for Assessment Reform and Innovation (CARI) has developed an evidence-based approach for teaching and assessing critical thinking, creative thinking and collaboration in the classroom.