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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

Higher Education
RD

Australia Awards alumni help rebuild education sector in post-tsunami Indonesia

11 December 2018

A new case study from the Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility finds alumni are helping to replace schools, teachers and education systems destroyed in Indonesia’s tsunami-ravaged regions.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development

Indigenous
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Celebrating the research of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

03 December 2018

ACER’s Australian Journal of Education (AJE) has published a Special Issue highlighting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s scholarly work.

Higher Education, Indigenous

Higher Education
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Australia Awards alumni improve health outcomes in Solomon Islands, report finds

27 November 2018

Research reveals Australia Awards scholarships are supporting emerging leaders in the health sector in Solomon Islands to improve health outcomes in local communities.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education

School
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Australian 15-year-olds anxious about schoolwork

26 November 2018

Australian students reported higher levels of schoolwork-related anxiety than the OECD average, with 65 per cent worrying they will get poor grades at school, according to an ACER report.

Survey, School

School
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Girls challenge stereotypes in gaming competition

20 November 2018

Equal numbers of female and male teams won the 2018 Australian STEM Video Game Challenge's six categories.

School