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Latest From Acer International Offices Aug 2019

Latest From Acer International Offices

International Developments

ACER works through its international offices to deliver a diverse range of results-oriented projects. They are often implemented in partnership with global and local development partners with the goal to advance education outcomes and improve learning.


A Knowledge Portal On Learning Assessments For South Asia, Sanjay Tripathi Aug 2019

A Knowledge Portal On Learning Assessments For South Asia, Sanjay Tripathi

International Developments

ACER in collaboration with Community Systems Foundation is building a knowledge portal on learning assessments for South Asia. Sanjay Tripathi reports.


The Role Of Learning Progressions In Global Scales, Ray Adams Aug 2019

The Role Of Learning Progressions In Global Scales, Ray Adams

International Developments

Learning progressions are valuable tools for the international assessment community. Ray Adams reports.


Developing A Tool For Analysing National Assessment Systems, Ursula Schwantner Aug 2019

Developing A Tool For Analysing National Assessment Systems, Ursula Schwantner

International Developments

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Secretariat appointed the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to develop a tool for analysing national assessment systems and identifying areas for improvement. Known as the Analysis of National Learning Assessment Systems (ANLAS), it provides a framework and tools that help countries, particularly GPE partner developing countries, to examine their national learning assessments and design strategies to address any gaps.


Scottish National Assessments Inform Next Steps For Learning Aug 2019

Scottish National Assessments Inform Next Steps For Learning

International Developments

ACER works with the Scottish Government, in partnership with Twig and SCHOLAR, to develop and deliver assessments of literacy and numeracy learning progress. Since 2017, more than a million assessments have been completed by children and young people throughout Scotland.


Building Capacity For Bhutan’S Learning Assessment, Mee Young Han Aug 2019

Building Capacity For Bhutan’S Learning Assessment, Mee Young Han

International Developments

ACER is supporting development of Bhutan’s National Education Assessment Framework (NEAF) and strengthening local capacity for its implementation. Dr Mee Young Han reports.


International Developments (No.9) 2019 Aug 2019

International Developments (No.9) 2019

International Developments

In this issue of International Developments, we summarise the research evidence gathered through the work of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and the impact our projects make around the globe.


Latest From Acer International Offices Jun 2018

Latest From Acer International Offices

International Developments

This article reports on the current programs and activities of ACER's international offices in Indonesia, India, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.


From Access To Quality: Improving Learning Outcomes In South Asia, Amit Kaushik Jun 2018

From Access To Quality: Improving Learning Outcomes In South Asia, Amit Kaushik

International Developments

ACER India is working with partners across South Asia to ensure inclusive and quality education for all. Amit Kaushik reports on progress.


Improving Literacy And Numeracy In The Pacific, Elizabeth Cassity Jun 2018

Improving Literacy And Numeracy In The Pacific, Elizabeth Cassity

International Developments

ACER is collaborating with member nations of the Pacific Community to address the common education challenges they face. Elizabeth Cassity reports.


Implementing Large-Scale Education Assessments, Geoff N. Masters Jun 2018

Implementing Large-Scale Education Assessments, Geoff N. Masters

International Developments

ACER is helping education researchers, policymakers and practitioners understand the issues related to the inception, design, implementation and reporting of large-scale education assessments, as Geoff Masters explains.


Large-Scale Assessments In The Context Of Developing Countries, Ursula Schwantner Oct 2017

Large-Scale Assessments In The Context Of Developing Countries, Ursula Schwantner

International Developments

A new analysis of assessments around the world identifies how best to operate large-scale assessments in developing countries.


Improving Student Learning In Mali, Petra Lietz Oct 2017

Improving Student Learning In Mali, Petra Lietz

International Developments

ACER has been working over the past two years to help develop an internal monitoring and evaluation system in Mali.


In Africa, Many Are In School But Not Learning, Ursula Schwantner Oct 2017

In Africa, Many Are In School But Not Learning, Ursula Schwantner

International Developments

ACER analysis for UNICEF examines the major impediments to children’s learning as a considerable proportion of students in Eastern and Southern African schools do not reach expected basic learning benchmarks in numeracy and literacy.


Curriculum Audit Informs Development Of A Regional Assessment Framework, Jeaniene Spink Oct 2017

Curriculum Audit Informs Development Of A Regional Assessment Framework, Jeaniene Spink

International Developments

The results of an audit of curriculum materials of 11 Southeast Asian countries have informed the development of a regional assessment framework, as Jeaniene Spink explains.


Studying Early Childhood Education In The Philippines, Amanda Taylor Oct 2017

Studying Early Childhood Education In The Philippines, Amanda Taylor

International Developments

A recent ACER research report highlights the importance of preschool education for children in the Philippines.