Vocational and adult education
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Examining the reading strategies of non-native English language test-takers
ACER is investigating the reading strategies employed by non-native English speakers when faced with English language reading tasks.
Improving tertiary admissions in uncertain times
Aptitude testing is an effective tool for university admissions when school achievement results are unavailable or insufficient.
Equity students’ pathways to STEM
An ACER study will offer new insight into the dynamics of STEM pathways for students from disadvantaged groups.
Improving the national qualifications framework
ACER research is helping to ensure that Australia’s qualifications framework is adaptable to the changing nature of education, training and work.
Unpacking ‘programmatic assessment’
A programmatic model of assessment can provide a more complete understanding of trainees’ knowledge and skills, but key aspects of the approach are often misunderstood.
Three charts on: how much Australia spends on all levels of education
A new ACER report on Australian education expenditure is the first of its kind, and offers an important reference point for policy-makers, educators, researchers and economists. The report authors discuss the key findings in an article in The Conversation.