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Architects model best practice in assessment

16 February 2018

Alistair Macleod and Jacob Pearce report on work by ACER to improve examinations of aspiring architects.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, Higher Education

Higher Education
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Understanding the impact of ‘Australian-made skills’

24 January 2018

International recipients of Australian Government scholarships develop practical and transferable skills and expertise that allow them to make a difference in their chosen fields, new ACER research shows.

Evaluation, Higher Education

Higher Education
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E-texts as impactful teaching and learning tools

21 November 2017

Anne-Marie Chase reports on a review of research into the formal use of e-texts within educational settings.

Digital Learning, School, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult

Higher Education
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Raising university aspirations and awareness among disadvantaged students

21 September 2017

Outreach activities in South Australia are helping to normalise university study and increase its accessibility to under-represented groups. Katherine Dix reports.

Student Engagement, School, Higher Education

Higher Education
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Graduate outcomes for disadvantaged students

21 August 2017

Increased access to higher education has not necessarily resulted in equal success after graduation, according to a recent journal article.

Survey, Higher Education

Higher Education
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Supply and demand in the Australian labour market

27 July 2017

The Commonwealth Government policy to scale back temporary skilled migration, and adopt a tougher approach to citizenship, is likely to have a supply-side impact on the Australian labour market as Daniel Edwards explains.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult