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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.
16 October 2018
The Gonski 2.0 recommendations may provide our best hope of reversing the long-term decline in the reading, mathematics and science levels of Australian 15-year-olds, says ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters.
08 October 2018
For over 60 years the Australian Government has invested in generations of global leaders, providing opportunities for study, research and professional development in Australia. ACER is evaluating the long-term outcomes of this investment.
25 September 2018
A study on Australia’s investments in teacher development in Vanuatu aims to effectively evaluate the impact of our aid spending.
18 September 2018
Field trials of a groundbreaking assessment program have concluded and preparations for the main survey are underway, reports ACER Research Director Jeaniene Spink.
10 September 2018
A new report finds that Australian 15-year-olds may be more motivated to achieve than the majority of their OECD peers, but motivation is significantly affected by disadvantage.
07 September 2018
ACER is working with the Indonesian Government to support children not participating in early childhood programs who are falling behind in their learning and development.
Australian 15-year-olds anxious about schoolwork
26 November 2018