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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.
Supporting examination reform in Nepal
ACER is helping to ensure that school assessment in Nepal focuses on testing higher-order thinking skills.
Investing in teacher development: Building an evidence base in Lao PDR
A four year study in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is investigating the extent to which investment in teacher development improves teaching quality and student literacy in Lao language.
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.