10 October 2019
A programmatic model of assessment can provide a more complete understanding of trainees’ knowledge and skills, but key aspects of the approach are often misunderstood.
24 July 2019
A new ACER report on Australian education expenditure is the first of its kind, and offers an important reference point for policy-makers, educators, researchers and economists. The report authors discuss the key findings in an article in The Conversation.
11 July 2019
The evolution of essential skills presents a challenge for school education in preparing young people for the world as adults.
21 May 2019
Changes occurring in the disability sector as a result of the NDIS have significant implications for the training of support workers, and the trainers themselves. Kate Perkins and Justin Brown report.
06 May 2019
Louise Wignall describes an ACER evaluation of professional development programs for Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers and assessors.
02 May 2019
The first study of Australian VET programs delivered overseas shows students enrol in order to gain English language skills that make them more employable, access to foreign cultures and opportunities to work overseas. Justin Brown reports.
05 March 2019
A new Medical Selection Program (MSP) developed to meet the needs of medical and health sciences colleges in the Middle East and North Africa has launched in Dubai. ACER Deputy CEO Ralph Saubern reports.
Unpacking ‘programmatic assessment’
10 October 2019
Children’s mental health – an asset for learning
03 October 2019
Scottish national assessments inform next steps for learning
30 September 2019
Teaching early literacy through play
24 September 2019