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Challenging student attitudes toward risky behaviour

18 July 2019

Katherine Dix describes the pilot of Australia’s first social norms-based drug and alcohol program for secondary school students.

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Supporting countries new to large-scale assessment

04 July 2019

Ursula Schwantner describes how ACER is supporting first-time PISA participants to develop assessment capacity.

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A knowledge portal on learning assessments for South Asia

27 June 2019

ACER in collaboration with Community Systems Foundation is building a knowledge portal on learning assessments for South Asia. Sanjay Tripathi reports.

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Understanding Australian maths and science teachers’ job satisfaction

13 June 2019

International survey data suggests teacher satisfaction levels are lower in secondary school than in primary school.

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Preparing students for a changing world

13 June 2019

Globalisation, technological advances and the changing nature of work all have far-reaching implications for the work of schools, says Professor Geoff Masters, speaking ahead of ACER’s Research Conference.

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Finding the next top model

07 June 2019

An international mathematical modelling competition is helping to produce students who can not only solve problems set by others, but are able to identify and address problems themselves.

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