21st century skills
Students in IB programs display higher wellbeing than peers
A study by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) for the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) found that students in the IB Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) demonstrated consistently higher levels of wellbeing than those educated outside the program.
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Defining skills for the future: What’s in a name?
Exploring the different terminology, definitions and frameworks used to describe the general capabilities needed for life and work in the 21st century.
PAT Schools Talk: How problem-solving skills bring benefits beyond the classroom
We know it's important to teach students problem-solving skills. In this video, educators share their experience of incorporating problem-solving into early years maths teaching, and how it brought benefits to students beyond the school gates.
ICILS 2018 International Report released
Results of the 2018 International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) have been released.
NSW Curriculum Review Interim Report released
The Interim Report of the NSW Curriculum Review, led by ACER’s Professor Geoff Masters, has been released.
Schooling one decade on
A new podcast from Teacher shares highlights from the closing session of ACER’s Research Conference 2019 on the probable future of schooling in the 21st century.