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Teacher comments in school reports

19 December 2018

In their third article in a four-part series on school reports, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard examine the effectiveness of teacher comments.

Evaluation, Survey, 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.

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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.

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Reforming learning assessments in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh

14 November 2018

ACER India is supporting Chhattisgarh state education officials to implement robust student assessments.

Assessment, School, Education & Development

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What’s holding females back from participating in STEM?

05 November 2018

Women and girls are less likely to participate in STEM areas in school, university and careers. Dr Sue Thomson discusses why in her latest column for Teacher.

School, Higher Education, Education & Development

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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