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Skills and training needs in the disability sector

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.

Vocational & Adult,

Vocational & Adult
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Evaluating the effectiveness of professional development

06 May 2019

Louise Wignall describes an ACER evaluation of professional development programs for Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers and assessors.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

Vocational & Adult
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Medical Selection Program launches in UAE

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.

Assessment, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,

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,

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,

Vocational & Adult
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Improving confidence in expert judgements in medical specialty examinations

22 May 2018

ACER is helping to set performance standards and improve examiner consistency in examinations for medical specialty colleges, report Daniel Urbach and Jacob Pearce.

Assessment, Higher Education, Vocational & Adult,