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Early Childhood
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Teaching early literacy through play

24 September 2019

Dan Cloney and Kellie Picker explore practical literacy activity ideas designed to build children’s oral language skills.

Assessment, Literacy, Quality & Standards, Early Childhood,

Education & Development
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Measuring young children’s long-term development

12 September 2019

A pioneering study looking at the impacts of early years education in the Philippines is providing stakeholders with strategies to improve learning.

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

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,

School
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Gender disparity in STEM: Evidence from India

29 August 2019

Performance gaps in mathematics and science between India’s girls and boys grow as students proceed from primary to secondary level, Abha Bhagat and R Vijayaraghavan report.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, School,

School
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Literacy and numeracy for the 21st century

11 July 2019

The evolution of essential skills presents a challenge for school education in preparing young people for the world as adults.

Literacy, Numeracy, School, Vocational & Adult,

School
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The key to improving learning in Australian schools

16 October 2018

The Gonski 2.0 recommendations may provide our best hope of reversing the long-term decline in the reading, mathematics and science levels of Australian 15-year-olds, says ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, School,