ACER undertakes and promotes research that focuses on key issues related to the improvement of educational outcomes for Indigenous students.
See the Indigenous pages of our website for more infomation about ACER's research on Indigenous Education.

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Submissions from 2017

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A positive start: Using television to support Indigenous learning, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Boarding schools and Indigenous learners in the Northern Territory, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Consumer and financial literacy for Indigenous learners, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Looking for the X factors in Indigenous early education, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Measuring Indigenous childhood development in remote Australia, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Indigenous students’ beliefs about science, Lisa De Bortoli

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Knowing Growing Showing Indigenous consumer and financial literacy: Research to practice, Tony Dreise and Troy Meston

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Knowing Growing Showing literature review, Tony Dreise and Troy Meston

Submissions from 2016

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Assessment for Indigenous learners, ACER

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Engaging Indigenous education, ACER

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Little J and Big Cuz ready for school, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Revisiting the research: Indigenous student absenteeism, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Closing the gap: Indigenous students and NAPLAN, Tony Dreise

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Putting ‘place’ at the heart of Indigenous education, Tony Dreise

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Aboriginal Early Childhood Education: Why attendance and true engagement are equally important, Jacynta Krakouer

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Literature Review relating to the current context and discourse surrounding Indigenous Early Childhood Education, School Readiness and Transition Programs to Primary School, Jacynta Krakouer

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My space: Improving transition to school for Indigenous children, Jacynta Krakouer

Submissions from 2015

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Indigenous research: learning together, ACER

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Completing university in a growing sector: Is equity an issue?, Daniel Edwards and Julie McMillan

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Literature review relating to the current context and discourse on Indigenous cultural awareness in the teaching space: Critical pedagogies and improving Indigenous learning outcomes through cultural responsiveness, Jacynta Krakouer

Submissions from 2014

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A way forward in improving Indigenous learning, ACER

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Revisiting Indigenous primary school experiences, ACER

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Revisiting Indigenous student engagement and retention, ACER

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Supporting Indigenous educational researchers, ACER

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The post-school transitions of Indigenous learners, ACER

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Unfinished business : PISA shows Indigenous youth are being left behind, Tony Dreise and Sue Thomson

Submissions from 2013

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Indigenous student maths achievement in context, ACER

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Evaluation of the Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy Initiative : final report, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Reconciliation Action Plan, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Footprints in Time : Who Am I? and Renfrew Word Finding Vocabulary Test : report on wave 2 data, Sarah Buckley, Catherine Underwood, and Nola Purdie

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Making a difference : improving outcomes for Indigenous learners, Michele Lonsdale

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Creating an Effective School for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students, Gina Milgate and Brian Giles-Browne

Submissions from 2012

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Review of the Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage : Key Indicators report, ACER

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Starting school : a strengths‐based approach towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, Stephanie Armstrong, Sarah Buckley, Michele Lonsdale, Gina Milgate, Laura Bennetts Kneebone, Louise Cook, and Fiona Skelton

Submissions from 2011

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Analysis of Year 12 or Certificate II attainment of Indigenous young people – Stage 1 : a report prepared for the Council of Australian Governments Reform Council, John Ainley, Sarah Buckley, Adrian Beavis, Sheldon Rothman, and Alice Tovey

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Final report : the Deadly Awards Nomination and Voting System Review and Research Project, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and Michele Lonsdale

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Literature review relating to the current context and discourse of Indigenous tertiary education in Australia, Michele Lonsdale, Greta Rollo, Jenny Wilkinson, Ali Radloff, Stephanie Armstrong, Gina Milgate, and Jenny Trevitt

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Evaluation of the Sporting Chance Program, Michele Lonsdale, Jenny Wilkinson, Stephanie Armstrong, David McClay, Sharon Clerke, Jocelyn Cook, Kanat Wano, Robert Simons, Gina C. Milgate, Meredith Bramich, and Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Improving Educational Outcomes in the Northern Territory : preliminary advice to the Northern Territory Department of Education and Training, with a particular focus on the ongoing improvement of students’ literacy and numeracy achievements, Geoff N. Masters

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Two Way Teaching and Learning: Toward Culturally Reflective and Relevant Education, Nola Purdie, Gina Milgate, and Hannah Rachel Bell

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Literacy and Numeracy Learning: Lessons from the Longitudinal Literacy and Numeracy Study for Indigenous Students, Nola Purdie, Kate Reid, Tracey Frigo, Alison Stone, and Elizabeth Kleinhenz

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Enhancing education, Sheldon Rothman, David Slattery, Sarah Buckley, and John Ainley

Submissions from 2010

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National assessment program : ICT literacy years 6 & 10 report 2008, John Ainley; Julian Fraillon; Chris Freeman; and Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (MCEECDYA)

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Contextual factors that influence the achievement of Australia’s Indigenous students: Results from PISA 2000–2006, Lisa De Bortoli and Sue Thomson

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Using television to improve learning opportunities for Indigenous Children, Michele Lonsdale

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Content fundamentals for a TV show aimed at Indigenous children aged 3 to 6: a literature review and discussion paper, David Norris

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School attendance and retention of Indigenous Australian students, Nola Purdie and Sarah Buckley

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Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice (First Edition), Nola Purdie, Pat Dudgeon, and Roz Walker

Submissions from 2009

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The achievement of Australia's Indigenous students in PISA 2000-2006, Lisa De Bortoli and Sue Thomson

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Successful sustainable literacy practice for Indigenous students, Nola Purdie

Submissions from 2008

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Shoulder to Shoulder : Information for Aboriginal families who have a child or young person with a disability, Gina Milgate

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Indigenous Languages Programmes in Australian Schools - A Way Forward, Nola Purdie, Tracey Frigo, Clare Ozolins, Geoff Noblett, Nick Thieberger, and Janet Sharp

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Leadership in Indigenous education, Nola Purdie and Jenny Wilkinson

Submissions from 2006

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Enhancing employment opportunities for Indigenous Victorians : a review of the literature, Nola Purdie, Tracey Frigo, Alison Stone, and Wendy Dick

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Achievement of Australia's Early Secondary Indigenous Students: Findings from TIMSS 2003, Sue Thomson, Pippa McKelvie, and Hanna Murnane

Submissions from 2005

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Education and labour market outcomes for Indigenous young people., Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Indigenous students and literacy and numeracy: What does the research say?, Nola Purdie and Alison Stone

Submissions from 2004

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Australia's Indigenous Students in PISA 2000 : Results from an International Study, Lisa De Bortoli and John Cresswell

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Supporting English Literacy and Numeracy Learning for Indigenous Students in the Early Years, Tracey Frigo, Matthew Corrigan, Isabelle Adams, Paul Hughes, Maria Stephens, and Davina Woods

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The Case for Change : A review of contemporary research on Indigenous education outcomes, Suzanne Mellor and Matthew Corrigan

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Literacy and numeracy development for Indigenous students : A longitudinal study, Nola Purdie

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Engaging Indigenous Students at School: An Evaluation of the Deadly Vibe Magazine, Nola Purdie, Louise Ellis, and Alison Stone

Submissions from 2003

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Engaging Secondary School Students In Lifelong Learning, Jennifer Bryce and Graeme Withers

Submissions from 2002

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Evaluation of the University of Canberra Programme for Advanced Literacy Development Scaffolding Literacy Programme with Indigenous Children in School, John Cresswell, Catherine Underwood, Graeme Withers, and Isabelle Adams

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Diversity and learning in the early years of school, Tracey Frigo and Isabelle Adams

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Messages for Minority Groups in Australia from International Studies, Lisa Greenwood, Tracey Frigo, and Paul Hughes

Submissions from 2001

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Research into the numeracy development of Aboriginal students : implications for the NSW K-10 Mathematics Syllabus, Tracey Frigo and Lee Simpson

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15-Up And Counting, Reading, Writing, Reasoning : How Literate Are Australian Students? : The PISA 2000 Survey Of Students' Reading, Mathematical And Scientific Literacy Skills, Jan Lokan, Lisa Greenwood, and John Cresswell

Submissions from 2000

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Annotated Bibliography on Indigenous Education Issues, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Submissions from 1999

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Resources and Teaching Strategies to Support Aboriginal Children's Numeracy Learning : A Review of the Literature, Tracey Frigo

Submissions from 1998

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Enhancing English Literacy Skills In Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Students, Margaret Batten, Tracey Frigo, Paul Hughes, and Natascha McNamara

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The School to Work Transition of Indigenous Australians: A Review of the Literature and Statistical Analysis, Michael Long, Tracey Frigo, and Margaret Batten