Thursday, 12 Dec 2019
ACER India wins two evaluation projects in Zambia
UNICEF Zambia has commissioned ACER India to evaluate its education programmes in Zambia.
Monday, 2 Dec 2019
Teacher’s Indonesia stream launched
Teacher, published by ACER, is a free, online publication promoting quality teaching and leading, to assist school improvement at a grassroots level. After months of preparation, the Teacher team and ACER Indonesia is proud to launch a dedicated stream of content for teachers and school leaders in Indonesia. The reader-friendly articles and infographics – available in both English and Bahasa Indonesia – focus on best practice in schools and leadership in Indonesia and around the world, and share the latest in education research.
Tuesday, 5 Nov 2019
ICILS 2018 International Report released
Results of the 2018 International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) have been released.
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019
Assessing creative thinking
ACER Senior Research Fellow Ray Philpot recently delivered a presentation on computer-based assessment of creative thinking at a symposium in Beijing, China.
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Monday, 25 Nov 2019
Creating games develops student skills
Gaming experts highlighted the benefits students gain from creating video games in a panel discussion following the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge award ceremony at PAX Aus, one of the world’s largest gaming conventions.
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019
Report cards’ report card: showing potential, but with room for improvement
ACER has been investigating how effective parents, teachers and students consider report cards to be, and the results reveal room for improvement.
Monday, 9 Sep 2019
Building the evidence base for educational quality in the Pacific
The third cycle of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment reveals significant improvement among the region’s students, as Elizabeth Cassity reports.
Thursday, 5 Sep 2019
Using evidence to make a difference to young children’s learning
ACER has reviewed the effectiveness of early childhood education and care interventions in low and middle-income countries to support decision-makers and project teams to plan future interventions. Kashfee Ahmed reports.
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Friday, 2 Aug 2019
Understanding what fosters or hinders social and emotional skill development
Trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD suggest countries will soon have access to internationally comparable information on the wellbeing of their students, delegates to Research Conference 2019 in Melbourne will hear on Monday.
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