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Research Developments from ACER


Quality & Standards


Curriculum reform in Asia

13 June 2017

ACER is working with partners in Indonesia to support effective curriculum reform.

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Progress towards a global measurement scale

31 May 2017

Collaborative efforts are underway to develop a global scale that benchmarks student performance in reading and mathematics against a common measure. Ray Adams reports on progress.

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


School-university partnerships support pre-service teachers

15 May 2017

Partnerships between universities and schools provide effective support for pre-service teachers. Glenn Rowley explains why.

Community Partnerships, Evaluation, Quality & Standards, School

Higher Education

Understanding the impact of assessment in higher education

08 May 2017

A new ACER report explores assessment practices and their impact in higher education in the United Kingdom, as Brad Jackel explains.

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What do students really think about their teachers?

28 April 2017

Assessment helps us to understand how well our students are learning, but to help us understand the effectiveness of our teaching we need student feedback, as Lawrence Ingvarson explains.

Quality & Standards, Survey, School


Australian report card: Time to address disadvantage is now

15 March 2017

Two major reports on student achievement confirm little change in the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students over the past 15 years.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, School