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Validating professional standards for teachers

11 April 2019

An ACER report provides guidance to countries pursuing standards-based reforms on methods for ensuring their measures of teaching quality are valid.

Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Monitoring the impact of education investments in Timor-Leste

08 April 2019

Early findings from a study of a professional learning and mentoring program in Timor-Leste are showing positive results. Jennie Chainey reports.

Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

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Learning through play beyond the early years

26 March 2019

Play-based learning is generally associated with preschool children, but new research provides a model for playful learning at school.

Early Childhood, School, Education & Development,

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Bullying, school safety and student achievement

18 March 2019

Lower incidences of bullying in schools are linked to higher levels of achievement, according to Sue Thomson.

Numeracy, Survey, School,

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Piloting a new approach to analyse learning assessment systems

25 February 2019

Ethiopia is the first of three pilot countries to launch a new system to improve learning assessments. Ramya Vivekanandan reports.

Assessment, School, Education & Development,

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Building standardised assessment capacity in Bangladesh

07 February 2019

ACER India provided technical support on a recent national secondary school learning assessment program in Bangladesh. Ashtamurthy Killimangalam reports.

Assessment, Evaluation, School, Education & Development,