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Vocational & Adult
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Evaluating the effectiveness of professional development

06 May 2019

Louise Wignall describes an ACER evaluation of professional development programs for Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers and assessors.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

Vocational & Adult
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Understanding Australia’s offshore VET student experience

02 May 2019

The first study of Australian VET programs delivered overseas shows students enrol in order to gain English language skills that make them more employable, access to foreign cultures and opportunities to work overseas. Justin Brown reports.

Survey, Vocational & Adult,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility

16 April 2019

The Australian Council for Educational Research is leading a world first initiative to measure the long-term outcomes of Australian Government scholarships.

Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

School
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Validating professional standards for teachers

11 April 2019

An ACER report provides guidance to countries pursuing standards-based reforms on methods for ensuring their measures of teaching quality are valid.

Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Monitoring the impact of education investments in Timor-Leste

08 April 2019

Early findings from a study of a professional learning and mentoring program in Timor-Leste are showing positive results. Jennie Chainey reports.

Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

School
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Little J & Big Cuz – supporting successful transitions to school

04 April 2019

An ACER study reveals how an animated TV series supports Indigenous children’s transition to school by improving pedagogical approaches and bolstering pride and identity in Indigenous children.

Student Engagement, Early Childhood, School, Indigenous,