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A new way to assess social and emotional skills

02 August 2019

Field trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD have just been completed, reports Dr Sue Thomson, ahead of a Research Conference 2019 presentation.

Assessment, School,

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Preparing for a digital future

29 July 2019

To ensure students are digitally competent requires the development of not only information literacy but also knowledge, skills and understanding of computer science and computational thinking.

Assessment, Digital Learning, School,

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Literacy and numeracy for the 21st century

11 July 2019

The evolution of essential skills presents a challenge for school education in preparing young people for the world as adults.

Literacy, Numeracy, School, Vocational & Adult,

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Supporting countries new to large-scale assessment

04 July 2019

Ursula Schwantner describes how ACER is supporting first-time PISA participants to develop assessment capacity.

Assessment, School, Education & Development,

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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.

Numeracy, School,