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Media and journalists seeking ACER comment: to check if ACER can help you with comment or background research, please contact Corporate Communications.

Time to rethink the traditional semester report
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

An ACER report out today questions the role of the traditional end of semester school report.

Certified Practising Principal Board appointed
Thursday, 24 Oct 2019

The inaugural Board of Australia's only national certification for the principal profession has been announced.

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Report cards’ report card: showing potential, but with room for improvement
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

ACER has been investigating how effective parents, teachers and students consider report cards to be, and the results reveal room for improvement.

Equity students’ pathways to STEM
Higher Education
Monday, 18 Nov 2019

An ACER study will offer new insight into the dynamics of STEM pathways for students from disadvantaged groups.

Improving the national qualifications framework
Higher Education
Friday, 8 Nov 2019

ACER research is helping to ensure that Australia’s qualifications framework is adaptable to the changing nature of education, training and work.

Supporting five Indian states in assessment reform
Education & Development
Thursday, 24 Oct 2019

ACER India is supporting a program to build capacity for implementing assessments that generate strong evidence.

ICILS 2018 International Report released
Tuesday, 5 Nov 2019

Results of the 2018 International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) have been released.

NSW Curriculum Review Interim Report released
Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019

The Interim Report of the NSW Curriculum Review, led by ACER’s Professor Geoff Masters, has been released.

Large-scale online assessment in Indonesia
Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Dr Urip Purwono, Adviser to ACER Indonesia, recently discussed Indonesia’s University Entrance Test in an interview with Teacher.

PEMANDU – A Study on Students’ Numerical Proficiency presentation at the Education Office, DKI Jakarta Province
Saturday, 12 Oct 2019

ACER’s Dr Jarrod Hingston recently presented the results of a study of primary students in Jakarta.

ACER media contacts

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