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Australia Awards alumni improve health outcomes in Solomon Islands, report finds

27 November 2018

Research reveals Australia Awards scholarships are supporting emerging leaders in the health sector in Solomon Islands to improve health outcomes in local communities.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education,

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.

Survey, School,

Higher Education
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Australia Awards alumni lead change in Chinese health and environment policy

13 November 2018

A report from the Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility finds alumni are contributing to improvements in water management, environmental sustainability and public health initiatives in China.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Education & Development,

Higher Education
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Maintaining the quality of GP registrar training in Australia

08 November 2018

An ACER survey of the experiences of Australian General Practice registrars is helping improve postgraduate training provision. Rebecca Taylor reports.

Evaluation, Survey, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

School
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Australian students motivated to achieve – but some more motivated than others

10 September 2018

A new report finds that Australian 15-year-olds may be more motivated to achieve than the majority of their OECD peers, but motivation is significantly affected by disadvantage.

Survey, School,

Vocational & Adult
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Assessing adult numeracy

20 August 2018

An ACER numeracy expert is taking a lead role in the development of the next international survey of adult skills.

Literacy, Numeracy, Survey, Vocational & Adult,