Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016
Professional standards for teaching and the rigorous accreditation of training courses are necessary but not sufficient to ensure quality teachers, according to a review by Professor Nan Bahr and Suzanne Mellor released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
Thursday, 21 Jul 2016
Following years of cooperative work in global education monitoring, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has been admitted to official partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2016
Children’s numeracy knowledge when they enter school provides a foundation for their school maths achievement and strongly predicts their maths competence later in school, according to a report released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
Friday, 17 Jun 2016
The solutions of Australia’s winning teams in the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM2C) show that mathematical thinking is all around us.
Thursday, 12 May 2016
A national action plan agreed by Commonwealth, state and territory governments is urgently required if Australia is to arrest declining performances in schools.
Thursday, 14 Apr 2016
Understanding how gender affects participation and achievement in mathematics can help educators close Australia’s gender gap in maths education, according to a report released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
Thursday, 17 Mar 2016
Boosting school attendance for Indigenous students is a broad social policy challenge, not merely a challenge within education policy circles, according to a new report by the Australian Council for Educational Research released today on National Close the Gap Day.
Thursday, 25 Feb 2016
Most students in the middle years of school report high levels of wellbeing, but marginalised students are more likely to report low levels of wellbeing, including lower levels of school satisfaction, teacher support, and parental interest in school, according to the latest Australian Child Wellbeing Project report, released in Canberra today.
Monday, 2 Nov 2015
Winning games in the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, to be announced at 10.30am tomorrow, Saturday 31 October, at PAX in Melbourne, show that game development is an educational game changer that is empowering Australian teachers, and inspiring a new generation of switched-on students.
Monday, 7 Sep 2015
More than 150 Victorian business and community leaders will connect with local schools and become Principal for a Day tomorrow.Read more media releases at media release archive