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Mapping progress:  Improving learning in rural India

10 February 2017

ACER and ASER are travelling the same road to collect information about children’s basic literacy and numeracy in India.

Assessment, Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, School, International

School
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Counting the costs and benefits in transition to a digital world

25 January 2017

Juliette Mendelovits and Ling Tan compare the results of paper and online tests.

Assessment, Digital Learning, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, School, International

Higher Education
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Improving university admissions in PNG

12 January 2017

ACER is helping a Papua New Guinea university to make more informed decisions about offering places in their courses.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, Higher Education

International
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Improving literacy and numeracy in the Pacific

19 December 2016

ACER is collaborating with member nations of the Pacific Community to address the common education challenges they face.

Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, Survey, School, International

School
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Reversing the PISA decline: national challenge requires national response

06 December 2016

Geoff Masters describes the macro- and micro-reforms that are likely to lead to improved student learning, and better performance in international assessments of science, maths and reading.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, School

School
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PISA 2015: Australian students’ achievement

06 December 2016

Results from an international assessment of 15-year-olds reveal that the science, reading and mathematics achievement of Australian students is in decline.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, School