The Australian Council for Educational Research is a global educational research organisation working across many countries. Our research program has several areas of focus including assessment and learning progress, higher education student admissions, and work in global development in conjunction with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) as part of the Global Education Monitoring Centre (GEM).

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Submissions from 2014

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Australian teens show financial nous: PISA, Sue Thomson

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Measuring learning growth in a world of universal education, Ross Turner

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Educational assessment in Afghanistan, Maurice Walker

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National assessment in India, Maurice Walker

Submissions from 2013

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International Developments (No.3) 2013

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Making a difference in developing countries

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Improving learning in China, ACER

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Indigenous student maths achievement in context, ACER

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PISA 2012 : how Australia measures up, ACER

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ICCS 2009 Encyclopedia : Approaches to civic and citizenship education around the world, John Ainley, Wolfram Schulz, and Tim Friedman

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Solomon Islands Standardised Tests of Achievement (SISTA). English and Mathematics. Year 4 and Year 6. Report 1 Main Study 2013, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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The impact of national and international assessment programmes on education policy, particularly policies regarding resource allocation and teaching and learning practices in developing countries, Maura Best, Pat Knight, Petra Lietz, Craig Lockwood, Dita Nugroho, and Mollie Tobin

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Feasibility Study for the East Asia Summit - Regional Facility for Education Quality Assessment Project (RFEQA), John Cresswell and Karyn Docking

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International Computer and Information Literacy Study: Assessment Framework, Julian Fraillon, Wolfram Schulz, and John Ainley

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Cultural differences in teaching and learning, Hilary Hollingsworth

An Analysis of Teacher Education Context, Structure and Quality Assurance in TEDS-M Countries, Lawrence C. Ingvarson, John Schwille, Glenn Rowley, Teresa Tatto, Ray Peck, and Sharon Senk

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Partner focus : UNICEF and UNESCO, Richa Jain

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UNICEF and UNESCO, Richa Jain

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Informing policy in developing countries, Petra Lietz and Mollie Tobin

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Beyond PISA : improving student outcomes, Geoff N. Masters

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Regional focus : Africa, Rachel Outhred

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Regional focus: Africa, Rachel Outhred

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Formative Evaluation of Textbooks and Workbooks, Rachel Outhred, Adrian Beavis, Catherine Stubberfield, Jenny Wilkinson, Martin Murphy, and David Kelly

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Building connections in South East Asia, Sarah Richardson

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Literacy and the most marginalised children, Megan Robinson

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Declining PISA outcomes : time to stop the slide, Sue Thomson

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PISA 2012 : how Australia measures up : the PISA 2012 assessment of students’ mathematical, scientific and reading literacy, Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, and Sarah Buckley

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Making a difference in developing countries, David Tout

Submissions from 2012

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International Update (No. 2) November 2011

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Partner focus : good neighbours, Leila Ismail

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Policy, Practice, and Readiness to Teach Primary and Secondary Mathematics in 17 Countries: Findings from the IEA Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), Teresa M. Tatto A/Prof, Jack Schwille Prof, Sharon Senk Prof, Lawrence C. Ingvarson Dr, Ray Peck Mr, and Glenn Rowley Dr

Submissions from 2011

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International Developments (No.1) 2010

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ICCS 2009 Latin American Report : civic knowledge and attitudes among lower-secondary students in six Latin American countries, Wolfram Schulz, John Ainley, Tim Friedman, and Petra Lietz

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Performance Comparison between IB School Students and Non-IB School Students on the International Schools’ Assessment (ISA) and on the Social and Emotional Wellbeing Questionnaire, Ling Tan and Yan Bibby

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PISA 2009 Plus Results : Performance of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science for 10 additional participants, Maurice Walker

Submissions from 2010

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International students’ engagement with effective educational practices : a cross-national comparison, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Bennett Coates, and Ali Radloff

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PYP and MYP Student Performance on the International Schools’ Assessment (ISA), Ling Tan and Yan Bibby

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PISA in brief : highlights from the full Australian report : challenges for Australian education : results from PISA 2009 : the PISA 2009 assessment of students' reading, mathematical and scientific literacy, Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, Marina Nicholas, Kylie Hillman, and Sarah Buckley

Submissions from 2008

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Harnessing Educational Cooperation in the EAS for Regional Competitiveness and Community Building, Phillip McKenzie, Robert Horne, Andrew Dowling, and Adrian Beavis

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Teacher education and development study in mathematics (TEDS-M) : policy, practice, and readiness to teach primary and secondary mathematics : conceptual framework., Maria Teresa Tatto, John Schwille, Sharon L. Senk, Lawrence Ingvarson, Ray Peck, and Glenn Rowley

Submissions from 2007

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Perceptions of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme among Australian and New Zealand universities, Hamish Coates, Marita MacMahon-Ball, and Chris Rosicka

Submissions from 2006

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PISA 2006 Australia student, achievement and school data [SAS] [Data set], Sue Thomson and Lisa De Bortoli

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PISA 2006 Australia student, achievement and school data [SPSS] [Data set], Sue Thomson and Lisa De Bortoli

Submissions from 2003

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PISA 2003 Australia student, achievement and school data [SAS] [Data set], Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, and John Cresswell

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PISA 2003 Australia student, achievement and school data [SPSS] [Data set], Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, and John Cresswell

Submissions from 2001

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PISA in brief from Australia's perspective: highlights from the full Australian report: 15-up and counting, reading, writing, reasoning... How literate are Australia's students?, ACER

Submissions from 2000

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A Policy Makers Guide to International Achievement Studies, Margaret Forster

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PISA 2000 Australia student, achievement and school data [SAS] [Data set], Jan Lokan, Lisa Greenwood, and John Cresswell

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PISA 2000 Australia student, achievement and school data [SPSS] [Data set], Jan Lokan, Lisa Greenwood, and John Cresswell

Submissions from 1934

The Ascanius carries us to Durban, South Africa 1934, Kenneth S. Cunningham