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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,

School
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Teacher comments in school reports

19 December 2018

In their third article in a four-part series on school reports, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard examine the effectiveness of teacher comments.

Evaluation, Survey, School,

Higher Education
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Providing transparency around quality in clinical radiology examinations

12 December 2018

ACER is working with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to ensure that examinations align with principles of high-quality assessment. Jacob Pearce and Daniel Urbach report.

Assessment, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Higher Education,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards alumni help rebuild education sector in post-tsunami Indonesia

11 December 2018

A new case study from the Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility finds alumni are helping to replace schools, teachers and education systems destroyed in Indonesia’s tsunami-ravaged regions.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards alumni improve health outcomes in Solomon Islands, report finds

27 November 2018

Research reveals Australia Awards scholarships are supporting emerging leaders in the health sector in Solomon Islands to improve health outcomes in local communities.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards alumni lead change in Chinese health and environment policy

13 November 2018

A report from the Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility finds alumni are contributing to improvements in water management, environmental sustainability and public health initiatives in China.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,