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Research Conference 2018 closes in Sydney

17 August 2018

ACER’s Research Conference 2018 took place in Sydney in August, with leaders in education from around the globe coming together to explore the theme ‘Teaching practices that make a difference: Insights from research’.

Assessment, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Early Childhood, School, Education & Development, Indigenous

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Supporting assessment of teaching and learning of 21st century skills

13 August 2018

A new program is helping education stakeholders in Asia to develop and use assessment tools to improve teaching and student learning of 21st century skills. ACER Research Fellow Sally Robertson reports.

Assessment, Education & Development

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Supporting Timor-Leste’s capacity to assess teaching and learning

07 August 2018

A United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) project to evaluate Timor-Leste’s educational assessment capabilities has been completed, reports ACER Research Fellow Debbie Wong.

Assessment, School, Education & Development

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Who has the best access to teachers?

06 August 2018

The provision of teachers to advantaged and disadvantaged students in Australia needs further consideration, as Dr Sue Thomson discusses in this edited version of her latest column for Teacher.

Assessment, School

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The end of the semester report?

20 June 2018

In part two of its series on ACER’s Communicating Student Learning Progress project, Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard look at the trend in schools towards continuous online reporting in Teacher.

Assessment, Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, School

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A more accurate measure of the off-campus student experience

19 June 2018

ACER has helped to revise a key measure of learner engagement to more accurately survey the experiences of both on-campus and off-campus students. Darren Matthews reports.

Assessment, Student Engagement, Survey, Higher Education