Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014
Australia is in the top five in the world’s first international assessment of young people’s financial literacy, a report released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) reveals.
Thursday, 19 Jun 2014
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and Dr John Mitchell of John Mitchell and Associates (JMA) are joining forces to deliver workforce capability measures to identify and grow staff capability and increase organisational performance in Australian knowledge-based and service-oriented organisations.
Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014
The inaugural Australian STEM Video Game Challenge opens for registrations on 1 June. The Challenge invites school students to design, build and submit an original educational video game.
Thursday, 15 May 2014
Attempts to improve student performance by giving teachers and schools financial incentives to raise test scores have failed internationally, while opportunities for school communities to identify and share effective practices show promise, a conference hosted by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in Melbourne will hear tomorrow.
Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014
The third annual National Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Conference will bring together delegates from across the post-compulsory, vocational, adult and workplace education and training sectors to investigate the implications of key international surveys for Australian citizens and workers.
Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) will offer Graduate Certificate professional learning programs, following its registration last week as a higher education provider by the Australian Government’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).
Monday, 27 Jan 2014
One of Australia’s leading educators, Professor Geoff Masters, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in this year’s Australia Day Honours.
Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014
With the new school year fast approaching, the ACER has reminded parents seeking a scholarship that applications for the 2015 school year are closing soon.
Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013
New analysis by ACER reveals that, while there has been a substantial decline in the proportion of university deferrals in Victoria since student financial support has been increased, location and socioeconomic status continue to play a role in restricting access to higher education.
Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013
A report released on Tuesday by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) reveals the mathematics and reading skills of Australian 15-year-olds have slipped backwards over the past decade.