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Mapping progress:  Improving learning in rural India

10 February 2017

ACER and ASER are travelling the same road to collect information about children’s basic literacy and numeracy in India.

Assessment, Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, School, International

International
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Improving literacy and numeracy in the Pacific

19 December 2016

ACER is collaborating with member nations of the Pacific Community to address the common education challenges they face.

Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, Survey, School, International

Higher Education
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Strong student-lecturer relationships reduce university drop out in Australia and Japan

10 October 2016

New research into students’ university experience reveals that both Australian and Japanese students are more likely to complete their university degree if they have strong relationships with lecturers, as Daniel Edwards explains.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Student Engagement, Higher Education

School
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Effective principals are instructional leaders

28 September 2016

A new book from ACER makes a significant contribution to school leaders’ understanding of instructional leadership and school improvement.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, School

International
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International assessments in developing countries

30 August 2016

Many countries now participate in PISA, and developing countries recognise the value of participation, but using PISA in the developing world presents some technical issues, as Ray Adams explains.

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International
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Supporting leadership preparation in Indonesia

26 August 2016

Kathryn Moyle reports on an evaluation of a professional learning program for aspiring school principals in Indonesia.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, School, International