16 October 2018
The Gonski 2.0 recommendations may provide our best hope of reversing the long-term decline in the reading, mathematics and science levels of Australian 15-year-olds, says ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters.
10 September 2018
A new report finds that Australian 15-year-olds may be more motivated to achieve than the majority of their OECD peers, but motivation is significantly affected by disadvantage.
27 August 2018
In a keynote address at Research Conference 2018, ACER CEO Professor Geoff Masters AO explored the theme of ‘evidence-based practice’ in teaching. He explains the phrase’s origins in medicine and what it means for education in his latest blog.
17 August 2018
ACER’s Research Conference 2018 took place in Sydney in August, with leaders in education from around the globe coming together to explore the theme ‘Teaching practices that make a difference: Insights from research’.
01 August 2018
A smaller proportion of Australian teenagers are expecting to go to university or TAFE than they did 15 years ago, according to new research.
16 July 2018
Research shows that the best student mental health outcomes happen when wellbeing programs are applied school-wide, yet there has been no simple, brief measure of implementation until now, reports ACER's Katherine Dix.
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