Claire Scoular

Claire Scoular

Research Fellow atthe Australian Council for Educational Research

Dr Claire Scoular is a Research Fellow at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). Her expertise is embedded in the application of psychological measurement and establishment of good assessment practices. Claire is interested in the assessment of 21st century skills, and she provides technical expertise on a number of research projects in developing both online and offline assessments of social and cognitive skills. Much of Claire’s work focuses on system strengthening in developing countries, primarily through capacity building in test development, data analysis and assessment practices.

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Resources: Teaching tools and skills frameworks for 21st Century learners
Resources: Teaching tools and skills frameworks for 21st Century learners

A new set of resources developed by experts at the Australian Council for Educational Research aims to provide an evidence-based approach to the development of critical thinking, creative thinking and collaboration. Dr Claire Scoular shares details and examples of the frameworks in today’s article.

Teaching and assessing general capabilities
Teaching and assessing general capabilities

How can we teach and assess general capabilities such as critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and research skills? Dr Claire Scoular and Jonathan Heard share details of a research project aiming to develop practical tools for use in the classroom.