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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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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.

Numeracy, School,

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Developing and assessing interpersonal skills

04 June 2019

The crucial role of context to the teaching, learning and assessment of interpersonal skills is one of the key messages from researchers speaking at ACER’s Research Conference 2019.

Assessment, School, Higher Education,

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Question-a-day keeps learning underway

28 May 2019

An ACER teaching and learning program is helping to prepare students for the next large-scale international assessment of mathematics and science.

Assessment, Numeracy, School,

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Skills and training needs in the disability sector

21 May 2019

Changes occurring in the disability sector as a result of the NDIS have significant implications for the training of support workers, and the trainers themselves. Kate Perkins and Justin Brown report.

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,