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What makes a difference? How measuring the non-academic outcomes of schooling can help guide school practice

Using examples from the Melbourne Declaration on the Educational Goals for Young Australians and from work completed by ACER, this paper examines the challenges of measuring and improving the non-academic outcomes of schooling. The paper outlines common difficulties encountered when defining non-academic outcomes and establishing...

Growth in literacy and numeracy in the first three years of school

This report outlines the findings from the first three years of the ACER 'Longitudinal literacy and numeracy study', spanning the period in which the students in the study entered school and continued into their second and third years of school.