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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.

Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development,

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Learning through play beyond the early years

26 March 2019

Play-based learning is generally associated with preschool children, but new research provides a model for playful learning at school.

Early Childhood, School, Education & Development,

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,

Education & Development
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Piloting a new approach to analyse learning assessment systems

25 February 2019

Ethiopia is the first of three pilot countries to launch a new system to improve learning assessments. Ramya Vivekanandan reports.

Assessment, School, Education & Development,

Education & Development
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Supporting national learning assessment systems

15 February 2019

A joint initiative between the Global Partnership for Education and ACER supports countries in analysing national learning assessment systems to identify areas of improvement.

Assessment, Education & Development,

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Building standardised assessment capacity in Bangladesh

07 February 2019

ACER India provided technical support on a recent national secondary school learning assessment program in Bangladesh. Ashtamurthy Killimangalam reports.

Assessment, Evaluation, School, Education & Development,