Research Conference 2021 - Excellent progress for every student

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2021
Monday, August 16th
10:00 AM

Keynote: How education gets in the way of learning

Geoff N. Masters, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

11:15 AM

General principles of learning progressions

Charlotte Waters, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

12:30 PM

Developing an assessment of oral language and literacy: Measuring growth in the early years

Dan Cloney, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Kellie Picker, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

2:00 PM

This time without ‘feeling’: Children’s intuitive theories of art as a logical basis for learning progression in visual arts

Karen Maras, University of New South Wales

2:00 PM

3:15 PM

Karmel Oration: Excellent progress for all: A function of year-level curriculum or evidenced-based learning progressions?

Dianne Siemon, RMIT University

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tuesday, August 17th

Learning progressions as models and tools for supporting classroom assessment

Alicia C. Alonzo, Michigan State University

Applying empirical learning progressions for a holistic approach to evidence-based education: SWANS/ABLES

Emily White, University of Melbourne

Evidencing creativity and curiosity in IB schools

Sarah Richardson, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Sladana Krstic, ACER UK

Exploring excellence in Indigenous education in Queensland secondary schools

Marnee Shay, University of Queensland
Jodie Miller, University of Queensland
Suraiya Abdul Hameed, University of Queensland

How might we identify and measure learning progression in history?

Louise Zarmati, University of Tasmania

Wednesday, August 18th

Using assessment data to improve equity: How teachers use insights from the Scottish National Standardised Assessments

Sladana Krstic, ACER UK
Sarah Richardson, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Challenges in measuring and reporting student growth using assessment scores

Nathan Zoanetti, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Leading system transformation: A work in progress

Greg Whitby, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (NSW)
Maura Manning, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (NSW)
Gavin Hays, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (NSW)

Making excellent progress in early reading: How can the identification of essential skills and concepts help?

Dara Ramalingam, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Prue Anderson, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Sandra Knowles, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Danielle Anzai, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Greta Rollo, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Thursday, August 19th

Rethinking measurement for accountable assessment

Mark Wilson, University of California, Berkeley & University of Melbourne

Keynote: Accountable assessment

Richard Lehrer, Vanderbilt University

Identifying and monitoring progress in collaboration skills

Claire Scoular, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

The SWANs/ABLES Project: A resource developed by and for teachers to support the teaching and learning of students with additional learning needs

Toshiko Kamei

Reporting student progress: What might it look like?

Hilary Hollingsworth, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Jonathan Heard, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Anthony Hockey, St Mary’s Primary School (Williamstown Vic)
Tegan Knuckey, Balwyn High School (Vic)