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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

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Evaluating Australia’s investment in teachers in developing countries

25 September 2018

A study on Australia’s investments in teacher development in Vanuatu aims to effectively evaluate the impact of our aid spending.

Evaluation, School, Education & Development

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SEA-PLM survey preparations begin in SE Asia

18 September 2018

Field trials of a groundbreaking assessment program have concluded and preparations for the main survey are underway, reports ACER Research Director Jeaniene Spink.

Assessment, School, Education & Development