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A new toolkit to analyse national learning assessment systems
Following successful pilots in Ethiopia, Mauritania and Vietnam, the Global Partnership for Education and ACER have launched a resource for countries to analyse and improve their learning assessment systems.
Supporting examination reform in Nepal
ACER is helping to ensure that school assessment in Nepal focuses on testing higher-order thinking skills.
Supporting high-quality assessment in Bhutan
ACER India has conducted a series of workshops to increase Bhutan’s expertise in national assessment item development, questionnaire design and sampling procedures.
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.