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Improving the national qualifications framework

08 November 2019

ACER research is helping to ensure that Australia’s qualifications framework is adaptable to the changing nature of education, training and work.

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

School
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Supporting early career teachers

18 October 2019

The South Australian Department of Education engaged ACER to evaluate the effectiveness of its two-year Early Career Teacher Development program.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, School,

Higher Education
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Unpacking ‘programmatic assessment’

10 October 2019

A programmatic model of assessment can provide a more complete understanding of trainees’ knowledge and skills, but key aspects of the approach are often misunderstood.

Assessment, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

Early Childhood
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Teaching early literacy through play

24 September 2019

Dan Cloney and Kellie Picker explore practical literacy activity ideas designed to build children’s oral language skills.

Assessment, Literacy, Quality & Standards, Early Childhood,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards support equality, inclusion and effective leadership in Pakistan

19 September 2019

Alumni of Australian development scholarships are making a lasting contribution to Pakistan’s efforts to become a country upheld by governance, effective leadership and improved access to opportunities for women.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Early Childhood
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Using evidence to make a difference to young children’s learning

05 September 2019

ACER has reviewed the effectiveness of early childhood education and care interventions in low and middle-income countries to support decision-makers and project teams to plan future interventions. Kashfee Ahmed reports.

Quality & Standards, Early Childhood, Education & Development,