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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.

Assessment, School, Higher Education,

Vocational & Adult
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Evaluating the effectiveness of professional development

06 May 2019

Louise Wignall describes an ACER evaluation of professional development programs for Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers and assessors.

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

Higher Education
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Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility

16 April 2019

The Australian Council for Educational Research is leading a world first initiative to measure the long-term outcomes of Australian Government scholarships.

Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Higher Education
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Supporting regional, rural and remote student transitions

01 April 2019

Darren Matthews reports on the development and piloting of an assessment of university support services for regional, rural and remote students on transition to university.

Quality & Standards, Student Engagement, Higher Education,

Vocational & Adult
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Medical Selection Program launches in UAE

05 March 2019

A new Medical Selection Program (MSP) developed to meet the needs of medical and health sciences colleges in the Middle East and North Africa has launched in Dubai. ACER Deputy CEO Ralph Saubern reports.

Assessment, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

Higher Education
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Providing transparency around quality in clinical radiology examinations

12 December 2018

ACER is working with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to ensure that examinations align with principles of high-quality assessment. Jacob Pearce and Daniel Urbach report.

Assessment, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Higher Education,