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Measuring Learning Growth In A World Of Universal Education, Ross Turner May 2015

Measuring Learning Growth In A World Of Universal Education, Ross Turner

International Developments

ACER is leading the development of new ‘learning metrics’ – tools for measuring learning growth – as Ross Turner explains.


Data To Inform Policy, Ray Adams May 2015

Data To Inform Policy, Ray Adams

International Developments

The ACER Centre for Global Education Monitoring supports the monitoring of educational outcomes worldwide. Ray Adams explains how the Centre’s systematic and strategic collection of data on educational outcomes, and factors related to those outcomes, can be used to inform policy aimed at improving educational progress for all learners.


International Developments (No.5) 2015 May 2015

International Developments (No.5) 2015

International Developments

This issue of International Developments focuses on the work of the Centre for Global Education Monitoring (GEM) at ACER. GEM is tracking progress in the provision and quality of schooling through the systematic and strategic collection of data on educational outcomes, and factors that influence these. Table of contents for this issue: (a) Data to inform policy; (b) The cure for early grades assessment difficulties? Take a tablet; (c) Measuring growth in a world of universal education; (d) Assessments to support quality teaching and learning.