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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’.

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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.

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Can Australia meet United Nations goals for education?

19 April 2018

A recent UNICEF report on Australia’s performance against UN Sustainable Development Goals asked questions about our failure to meet interim education targets. Dan Cloney’s presentation at the Future Schools conference proposed answers.

Evaluation, Early Childhood, Education & Development

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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.

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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

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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.

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