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Gender disparity in STEM: Evidence from India

29 August 2019

Performance gaps in mathematics and science between India’s girls and boys grow as students proceed from primary to secondary level, Abha Bhagat and R Vijayaraghavan report.

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Schooling one decade on

27 August 2019

A new podcast from Teacher shares highlights from the closing session of ACER’s Research Conference 2019 on the probable future of schooling in the 21st century.

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A new way to assess social and emotional skills

02 August 2019

Field trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD have just been completed, reports Dr Sue Thomson, ahead of a Research Conference 2019 presentation.

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Preparing for a digital future

29 July 2019

To ensure students are digitally competent requires the development of not only information literacy but also knowledge, skills and understanding of computer science and computational thinking.

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Preparing students for a changing world

13 June 2019

Globalisation, technological advances and the changing nature of work all have far-reaching implications for the work of schools, says Professor Geoff Masters, speaking ahead of ACER’s Research Conference.

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Developing and assessing interpersonal skills

04 June 2019

The crucial role of context to the teaching, learning and assessment of interpersonal skills is one of the key messages from researchers speaking at ACER’s Research Conference 2019.

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