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Snapshot of Australian teachers and principals

29 November 2019

Analysis of international survey data presents the views of Australian lower secondary school teachers and principals on equity and diversity, discipline and safety, teacher workload, principal effectiveness, school resourcing and much more.

Survey, School,


Creating games develops student skills

25 November 2019

Gaming experts highlighted the benefits students gain from creating video games in a panel discussion following the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge award ceremony at PAX Aus, one of the world’s largest gaming conventions.

Digital Learning, Student Engagement, School,


Exploring attitudes towards school engagement with business

22 November 2019

Educators see business having a critical role to play as a partner to support Australian students, research shows.

Student Engagement, Survey, School,


Report cards’ report card: showing potential, but with room for improvement

19 November 2019

ACER has been investigating how effective parents, teachers and students consider report cards to be, and the results reveal room for improvement.

Assessment, Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, School,

Higher Education

Equity students’ pathways to STEM

18 November 2019

An ACER study will offer new insight into the dynamics of STEM pathways for students from disadvantaged groups.

School, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

Higher Education

Improving the national qualifications framework

08 November 2019

ACER research is helping to ensure that Australia’s qualifications framework is adaptable to the changing nature of education, training and work.

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