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Supporting national learning assessment systems

15 February 2019

A joint initiative between the Global Partnership for Education and ACER supports countries in analysing national learning assessment systems to identify areas of improvement.

Assessment, Education & Development

School
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Building standardised assessment capacity in Bangladesh

07 February 2019

ACER India provided technical support on a recent national secondary school learning assessment program in Bangladesh. Ashtamurthy Killimangalam reports.

Assessment, Evaluation, School, Education & Development

School
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Maths teaching program extended following improved results for students

22 January 2019

A professional development program for maths teachers in South Australia that puts primary school students two months ahead of their peers has been extended.

Evaluation, School

School
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Teacher comments in school reports

19 December 2018

In their third article in a four-part series on school reports, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard examine the effectiveness of teacher comments.

Evaluation, Survey, School

Higher Education
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Providing transparency around quality in clinical radiology examinations

12 December 2018

ACER is working with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to ensure that examinations align with principles of high-quality assessment. Jacob Pearce and Daniel Urbach report.

Assessment, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Higher Education

Indigenous
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Celebrating the research of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

03 December 2018

ACER’s Australian Journal of Education (AJE) has published a Special Issue highlighting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s scholarly work.

Higher Education, Indigenous