Monday, 11 Aug 2014
Around 150 business and community leaders will step up for schools and become Principal for a Day tomorrow.
Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014
Achieving educational quality for all requires a focus on improving outcomes for disadvantaged learners, according to research findings presented at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) annual conference in Adelaide, addressing the theme, Quality and Equity: What does research tell us?
Monday, 4 Aug 2014
New research shows that equitable access to quality education for all students in the early years of schooling is crucial for later success, delegates to a conference in Adelaide today will hear.
Sunday, 3 Aug 2014
Greater experiences of racism are significantly associated with lower self-perceptions of maths and English abilities and increased feelings of hopelessness at school, Dr Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews will tell delegates to the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) annual conference tomorrow.
Friday, 1 Aug 2014
Results from international student surveys such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal that some countries are improving both quality and equity in education, and point to the critical need to identify practices that improve both quality and equity in Australia, delegates to a conference in Adelaide next week will hear.
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.