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Assessing learning of students with disabilities

13 February 2020

ACER and NEQMAP reviewed existing inclusive education policies and practices in the Asia-Pacific region with a particular focus on learning assessment of children with disabilities.

Assessment, School, Education & Development,

Higher Education
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Ranking universities on student equity performance

06 February 2020

A study exploring methods for assessing higher education equity performance has highlighted the subjective nature of ranking systems.

Quality & Standards, Higher Education,

Education & Development
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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
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Supporting examination reform in Nepal

24 January 2020

ACER is helping to ensure that school assessment in Nepal focuses on testing higher order thinking skills.

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

Education & Development
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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,

Higher Education
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Exploring Year 12 maths performance and university achievement

19 December 2019

New analysis shows that both students’ choice of senior school mathematics subjects and their subsequent performance are related to achievement in university science and maths classes.

Numeracy, School, Higher Education,