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Assessment

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The next step on the learning pathway

03 April 2017

Is a year-level curriculum and assessment the best way for us to help students take the next step in their learning progression?

Assessment, Numeracy, Early Childhood, School

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Assessment of online learning: A world of possibilities

28 March 2017

Mike Timms explores the kinds of assessment that are possible in online learning environments and provides advice for creating your own online assessments.

Assessment, Digital Learning, School

School
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Australian report card: Time to address disadvantage is now

15 March 2017

Two major reports on student achievement confirm little change in the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students over the past 15 years.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School

School
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Creating a global measure of digital and ICT literacy

07 March 2017

Wolfram Schulz discusses the challenges in measuring digital and information and computer technology literacy skills across a wide range of countries.

Assessment, Digital Learning, School

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Measuring Indigenous childhood development in remote Australia

21 February 2017

Through its involvement in the Science of Learning Research Centre, ACER is supporting research to investigate the accuracy of a tool that measures the developmental status of young children in remote Indigenous Australian contexts.

Assessment, Early Childhood, Indigenous

Higher Education
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Designing assessment for radiopharmaceutical scientist training

16 February 2017

ACER is working with radiopharmaceutical scientists to develop fit-for-purpose progressive assessment practices for a new training program, as Jacob Pearce explains.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, Higher Education