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Research Conference 2018 closes in Sydney

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’.

Assessment, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Early Childhood, School, Education & Development, Indigenous

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Children embrace Little J and Big Cuz

03 August 2017

Audiences across Australia are responding positively to the first animated children’s series to feature Indigenous Australians and their culture.

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Looking for the X factors in Indigenous early education

02 August 2017

Early education for Indigenous students should begin from a place of strength, by focusing on students’ potential, interests, abilities, knowledge and capacities, rather than their limits.

Community Partnerships, Early Childhood, School, Indigenous

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Consumer and financial literacy for Indigenous learners

20 April 2017

A new teaching resource is helping to build the consumer and financial literacy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

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Indigenous students’ beliefs about science

10 April 2017

Research shows that Australia’s Indigenous 15-year-olds are more environmentally aware and have higher levels of belief in the value of science than their non-Indigenous peers. Lisa De Bortoli reports.

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Boarding schools and Indigenous learners in the Northern Territory

31 March 2017

A good boarding experience for Indigenous secondary school students from remote communities starts with better informed families, ACER research suggests.

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