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GOAT no match for kids in maths modelling challenge

GOAT no match for kids in maths modelling challenge

Thursday, 10 Jun 2021

Two teams from Australia's John Monash Science School will progress to the final judging round of the 2021 International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM2C).

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Indigenous education work at ACER

Indigenous education work at ACER

Thursday, 3 Jun 2021

National Reconciliation Week 2021 ends today and we’re marking it with a round-up of ACER’s recent and ongoing work in the Indigenous education research space, as part of our mission to improve learning for all.

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Challenge high-achieving students in an exciting new competition

Challenge high-achieving students in an exciting new competition

Wednesday, 2 Jun 2021

Registrations for the newest competition for Australian students, the Global Academic Challenge, opened this week.

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The ACER Foundation initiates, develops and manages research-based projects that aim to address the needs of educationally disadvantaged groups in the community.

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Major projects of the ACER Foundation include the School Readiness Initiative for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and the Australian STEM Video Games Challenge.

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Established in 1930, ACER has built a strong reputation as a provider of reliable support and expertise to education policy makers and professional practitioners

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