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Tracing Australia’s contribution to international development

08 October 2018

For over 60 years the Australian Government has invested in generations of global leaders, providing opportunities for study, research and professional development in Australia. ACER is evaluating the long-term outcomes of this investment.

Evaluation, Higher Education, Education & Development

Education & Development
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SEA-PLM survey preparations begin in SE Asia

18 September 2018

Field trials of a groundbreaking assessment program have concluded and preparations for the main survey are underway, reports ACER Research Director Jeaniene Spink.

Assessment, School, Education & Development

Education & Development
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Improving access to pre-primary education for all in Indonesia

07 September 2018

ACER is working with the Indonesian Government to support children not participating in early childhood programs who are falling behind in their learning and development.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, Early Childhood, Education & Development

School
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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

Education & Development
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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

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