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Investing in teacher development: Building an evidence base in Lao PDR

09 December 2019

A four year study in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is investigating the extent to which investment in teacher development improves teaching quality and student literacy in Lao language.

Literacy, Quality & Standards, Survey, School, Education & Development,

School
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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,

School
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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,

Education & Development
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Building the evidence base for educational quality in the Pacific

09 September 2019

The third cycle of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment reveals significant improvement among the region’s students, as Elizabeth Cassity reports.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Developing capacity in formative assessment

07 September 2019

ACER designed and facilitated a NEQMAP workshop to build formative assessment capacity in education systems in the Asia-Pacific. Doug McCurry and Stewart Monckton report.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School,

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,