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Building the evidence base for educational quality in the Pacific

09 September 2019

The third cycle of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment reveals significant improvement among the region’s students, as Elizabeth Cassity reports.

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

Early Childhood
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Using evidence to make a difference to young children’s learning

05 September 2019

ACER has reviewed the effectiveness of early childhood education and care interventions in low and middle-income countries to support decision-makers and project teams to plan future interventions. Kashfee Ahmed reports.

Quality & Standards, Early Childhood, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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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.

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

Higher Education
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Australian Government scholarships assist poverty reduction and zero hunger goals in Mozambique

15 August 2019

Research demonstrates that Australia Awards alumni from Mozambique have made significant contributions to food production, disaster risk reduction and emergency response activities.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards Vietnam alumnae in the right place at the right time

08 August 2019

New research into Vietnamese women who completed Australian development scholarships in the banking and finance sector provides some of the strongest evidence to date of alumnae making positive contributions to economic and public diplomacy outcomes.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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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.

Assessment, School, Education & Development,