21st century skills
Special event: the AJE 20 Years of PISA webinar
What can 20 years of PISA data tell us about education in Australia, and beyond? Find out in an exciting webinar with expert contributors to a special issue of the Australian Journal of Education.
Computer-based assessment of collaborative problem-solving skills
Technology can be used to assess collaboration skills, but also presents challenges to the measurement of this innately human construct.
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.
Teaching and assessing 21st century skills
ACER’s Centre for Assessment Reform and Innovation (CARI) has developed an evidence-based approach for teaching and assessing critical thinking, creative thinking and collaboration in the classroom.
No gender gap in Australian student financial literacy: PISA
ACER's report on Australian teenagers' financial literacy and experiences with money shows boys and girls performed at a similar level.