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Understanding Australian maths and science teachers’ job satisfaction

13 June 2019

International survey data suggests teacher satisfaction levels are lower in secondary school than in primary school.

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Preparing students for a changing world

13 June 2019

Globalisation, technological advances and the changing nature of work all have far-reaching implications for the work of schools, says Professor Geoff Masters, speaking ahead of ACER’s Research Conference.

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Finding the next top model

07 June 2019

An international mathematical modelling competition is helping to produce students who can not only solve problems set by others, but are able to identify and address problems themselves.

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Developing and assessing interpersonal skills

04 June 2019

The crucial role of context to the teaching, learning and assessment of interpersonal skills is one of the key messages from researchers speaking at ACER’s Research Conference 2019.

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Question-a-day keeps learning underway

28 May 2019

An ACER teaching and learning program is helping to prepare students for the next large-scale international assessment of mathematics and science.

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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.

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