Education and development
UNICEF and ACER establish new long-term partnership framework
Learning is a priority for the Asia-Pacific region. With educational opportunities significantly expanding over the past decades, more than 90 per cent of primary school aged children in the East Asia and Pacific region are enrolled in school.
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.
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.
Australia Awards support equality, inclusion and effective leadership in Pakistan
Alumni of Australian development scholarships are making a lasting contribution to Pakistan’s efforts to become a country upheld by governance, effective leadership and improved access to opportunities for women.
Measuring young children’s long-term development
A pioneering study looking at the impacts of early years education in the Philippines is providing stakeholders with strategies to improve learning.
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.