ISA Insights

Learn more about the International Schools’ Assessment and how to get the most out of your assessment and reports. The ISA Team will regularly post helpful content, including interviews, articles, videos and research which can assist school leaders and teachers in using their data to inform teaching and learning.

Finding patterns in assessment data

Finding patterns in assessment data

Tuesday, 9 Mar 2021

Sorting data in different ways helps teachers to gain deeper understanding of their students’ learning needs.

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Integrating 21st century skills across the curriculum

Integrating 21st century skills across the curriculum

Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021

Experts say considerable progress has been made on defining 21st century skills, leaving implementation as the next hurdle.

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New resource to help drive school improvement

New resource to help drive school improvement

Thursday, 18 Feb 2021

A new book published by ACER is supporting educational leaders to clearly diagnose where their school is in the improvement cycle and implement strategies to move to the next stage.

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What does the research tell us about leadership and international education?

What does the research tell us about leadership and international education?

Monday, 7 Dec 2020

The research findings are clear: data are crucial to school improvement and school leaders play a critical role in identifying reliable and meaningful data, write ACER's Pauline Taylor-Guy, Jarrod Hingston and Pina Tarricone.

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Using assessment data to inform remote teaching practice

Using assessment data to inform remote teaching practice

Monday, 7 Dec 2020

Explore how teachers can use a range of assessment data to identify learning needs and differentiate teaching and learning for students in an emergency remote teaching environment in a webinar by ACER's Dr Katie Richardson. [45-minute view] 

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