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Gender disparity in STEM: Evidence from India

29 August 2019

Performance gaps in mathematics and science between India’s girls and boys grow as students proceed from primary to secondary level, Abha Bhagat and R Vijayaraghavan report.

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Building capacity for Bhutan’s learning assessment

22 August 2019

ACER is supporting development of Bhutan’s National Education Assessment Framework (NEAF) and strengthening local capacity for its implementation. Dr Mee Young Han reports.

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A new way to assess social and emotional skills

02 August 2019

Field trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD have just been completed, reports Dr Sue Thomson, ahead of a Research Conference 2019 presentation.

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Preparing for a digital future

29 July 2019

To ensure students are digitally competent requires the development of not only information literacy but also knowledge, skills and understanding of computer science and computational thinking.

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Supporting countries new to large-scale assessment

04 July 2019

Ursula Schwantner describes how ACER is supporting first-time PISA participants to develop assessment capacity.

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A knowledge portal on learning assessments for South Asia

27 June 2019

ACER in collaboration with Community Systems Foundation is building a knowledge portal on learning assessments for South Asia. Sanjay Tripathi reports.

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