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More than 1500 alumni participate in Tracer Facility fieldwork

05 May 2017

Daniel Edwards reports on the progress of the Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility as the research program finalises fieldwork in first year and launches its website.

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Initial teacher education online throws a curve ball to teacher workforce planners

24 February 2017

A new analysis of trends in initial teacher education is helping workforce planners to better project future teacher supply at the state and territory level.

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Designing assessment for radiopharmaceutical scientist training

16 February 2017

ACER is working with radiopharmaceutical scientists to develop fit-for-purpose progressive assessment practices for a new training program, as Jacob Pearce explains.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, Higher Education

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Improving university admissions in PNG

12 January 2017

ACER is helping a Papua New Guinea university to make more informed decisions about offering places in their courses.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, Higher Education

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Global collaboration in medical student assessment

20 October 2016

Jacob Pearce reports on an ACER-led collaboration linking medical schools in the UK and Australia to develop common assessment items in the area of global health.

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Developing quality teachers for Australian classrooms

26 July 2016

Professional standards for teaching and the rigorous accreditation of training courses do not necessarily ensure we develop quality teachers, according to a new report.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School, Higher Education