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Early Childhood
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Teaching early literacy through play

24 September 2019

Dan Cloney and Kellie Picker explore practical literacy activity ideas designed to build children’s oral language skills.

Assessment, Literacy, Quality & Standards, Early Childhood,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards support equality, inclusion and effective leadership in Pakistan

19 September 2019

Alumni of Australian development scholarships are making a lasting contribution to Pakistan’s efforts to become a country upheld by governance, effective leadership and improved access to opportunities for women.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Measuring young children’s long-term development

12 September 2019

A pioneering study looking at the impacts of early years education in the Philippines is providing stakeholders with strategies to improve learning.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, Early Childhood, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Building the evidence base for educational quality in the Pacific

09 September 2019

The third cycle of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment reveals significant improvement among the region’s students, as Elizabeth Cassity reports.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Developing capacity in formative assessment

07 September 2019

ACER designed and facilitated a NEQMAP workshop to build formative assessment capacity in education systems in the Asia-Pacific. Doug McCurry and Stewart Monckton report.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School,

Early Childhood
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Using evidence to make a difference to young children’s learning

05 September 2019

ACER has reviewed the effectiveness of early childhood education and care interventions in low and middle-income countries to support decision-makers and project teams to plan future interventions. Kashfee Ahmed reports.

Quality & Standards, Early Childhood, Education & Development,