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A new toolkit to analyse national learning assessment systems

31 January 2020

Following successful pilots in Ethiopia, Mauritania and Vietnam, the Global Partnership for Education and ACER have launched a resource for countries to analyse and improve their learning assessment systems.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
RD

Supporting high-quality assessment in Bhutan

17 January 2020

ACER India has conducted a series of workshops to increase Bhutan’s expertise in national assessment item development, questionnaire design and sampling procedures. Anu Radha Sharma reports.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

School
RD

PISA explained

02 December 2019

Sue Thomson and Kylie Hillman explain the significance of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment, ahead of the release of results from the latest cycle.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, School,

Education & Development
RD

Supporting five Indian states in assessment reform

24 October 2019

ACER India is supporting a program to build capacity for implementing assessments that generate strong evidence.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

Higher Education
RD

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,

School
RD

Scottish national assessments inform next steps for learning

30 September 2019

ACER works with the Scottish Government, in partnership with Twig and SCHOLAR, to develop and deliver assessments of literacy and numeracy learning progress. Since 2017, more than one million assessments have been completed by learners throughout Scotland.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, School,