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Adaptive assessment: a fairer way to test
ACER Chief Executive Professor Geoff Masters AO says adaptive assessment is challenging traditional thinking about how to measure student achievement.
What TIMSS 2019 tells us about Australian students’ school preparedness
In a new video infographic based on data from the most recent Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), we delve deeper into the skills with which Australian students enter primary school, and a possible link with Year 4 maths performance.
The PAT Data Explorer – an exciting new way to report
The ACER School Assessments team recently introduced schools to the new capabilities offered by adaptive testing in two free webinars, ahead of the official release of PAT Adaptive assessments in Term 3 2021.
Q&A: Using International Benchmark Tests (IBT) data to improve learning outcomes in Indian schools
Eminent school leader Venkata Suresh Lolla tells us why IBT is a useful assessment tool for schools in India.
Challenge high-achieving students in an exciting new competition
Registrations for the newest competition for Australian students, the Global Academic Challenge, opened this week.
Q&A: Reflecting on remote learning and testing at home with Sakhalin International School
Rachel Storer, Deputy Headteacher at Sakhalin International School in Russia, discusses how COVID-19 has impacted teaching and learning at her school, and how they navigated the at-home testing experience.