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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,

Vocational & Adult
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Evaluating the effectiveness of professional development

06 May 2019

Louise Wignall describes an ACER evaluation of professional development programs for Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers and assessors.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

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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Building standardised assessment capacity in Bangladesh

07 February 2019

ACER India provided technical support on a recent national secondary school learning assessment program in Bangladesh. Ashtamurthy Killimangalam reports.

Assessment, Evaluation, School, Education & Development,

School
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Maths teaching program extended following improved results for students

22 January 2019

A professional development program for maths teachers in South Australia that puts primary school students two months ahead of their peers has been extended.

Evaluation, School,