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The ‘big five’ challenges in education, six years on: a special webinar series
In a special series of free webinars, experts from educational research will join policymakers and practitioners to discuss the challenges facing Australian school education in a changed world.
Uncovering learning inequities in Southeast Asia
A new large-scale regional assessment has found large gaps in the learning outcomes of Grade 5 students in Southeast Asia.
Assessments in Indonesia: Emphasis on clarity and risk mitigation
In the online sharing session held by ACER Indonesia on 9 October 2020 titled 'UN, AKM, UTBK: Similarities and Differences', speakers expressed their concern regarding the need for clarity about each assessment to avoid new problems that might overshadow the nation’s attempt to improve students' learning outcomes.
Should we keep taking part in PISA?
In a recent webinar, educational experts reinforced the need to keep participating in large-scale international student surveys – even if we don’t always like the results.
School Assessments in Indonesia: Similarities and Differences
ACER Indonesia’s recent sharing session, held in conjunction with the Indonesian Educational Evaluation Association (HEPI) and Indonesian Psychometric Association (APSIMETRI), shed light on the country’s student assessments, namely the National Exam (UN), University Entrance Exam (UTBK), and the newly introduced Minimum Competency Assessment (AKM), answering many unanswered questions.