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Education & Development

Higher Education
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Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility

16 April 2019

The Australian Council for Educational Research is leading a world first initiative to measure the long-term outcomes of Australian Government scholarships.

Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

School
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Validating professional standards for teachers

11 April 2019

An ACER report provides guidance to countries pursuing standards-based reforms on methods for ensuring their measures of teaching quality are valid.

Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

Early Childhood
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Fostering early literacy in PNG

28 March 2019

Dan Cloney reports on an evaluation of literacy programs being delivered to vulnerable children in Papua New Guinea.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Early Childhood, Education & Development,

School
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Learning through play beyond the early years

26 March 2019

Play-based learning is generally associated with preschool children, but new research provides a model for playful learning at school.

Early Childhood, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Piloting a new approach to analyse learning assessment systems

25 February 2019

Ethiopia is the first of three pilot countries to launch a new system to improve learning assessments. Ramya Vivekanandan reports.

Assessment, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Supporting national learning assessment systems

15 February 2019

A joint initiative between the Global Partnership for Education and ACER supports countries in analysing national learning assessment systems to identify areas of improvement.

Assessment, Education & Development,