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Research Developments from ACER



Education & Development

Recognising the positive impact of early education

20 March 2018

As a study on early years learning in the Philippines draws to a close, its preliminary findings have been commended. Rachel Parker explains.

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

Education & Development

Measuring childhood learning in South East Asia

13 March 2018

A primary learning assessment program is helping to set a common approach to measuring education outcomes in South East Asia. Jacqueline Cheng explains.

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

Education & Development

Investment in teacher development overseas: are we making a difference?

09 March 2018

A growing evaluation program is helping the Australian Government ensure that its international aid investments will bring real improvements in teaching quality and student learning.

Assessment, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development


Realistic expectations

05 March 2018

Raising the bar for all students may work for high fliers, but different students need different achievement goals if we are to raise the attainment of all students.

Assessment, Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, School


Evaluating the impact of teaching assistants

22 February 2018

ACER assessments support research into evidence-based teaching and learning in England, as Mirkka Jokelainen explains.

Assessment, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, School

Higher Education

Architects model best practice in assessment

16 February 2018

A high-stakes registration exam for architects will be more transparent, consistent and fair, following a review led by ACER.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, Higher Education