The OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) measures how well 15-year-olds are prepared to use their skills and knowledge to meet real-life challenges. This infographic gives a global snapshot of the highest and lowest performing countries from PISA 2018 in reading, mathematics and science, and how they compare with students’ scores in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand and the Philippines.
Results of a cyber safety survey of 145 426 children and adolescents, conducted over three years with respondents from 30 different countries, have recently been released. Here are some of the global findings, and where participating countries in Southeast Asia ranked in guidance and education.
Worrying analysis shows at least one-third of the world’s schoolchildren have been unable to access remote learning programs put in place to provide continuity of education as schools close their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new research-based series encourages early years educators to take advantage of everyday teaching and learning opportunities to improve young children’s scientific understanding, and shares four step-by-step activities for the classroom or learning at home.
Researchers have assessed the impact of physically active lessons on students’ educational, health and cognition outcomes. They found that implementing physical activity into classroom lessons has a positive impact on some domains.
Teachers in Indonesia are highly valued and well respected by members of the public, according to an international report.
A global survey asked members of the public in 35 countries about their attitudes to teachers and teaching, with data used to create a ‘status index’ score out of 100. Today’s infographic looks at the 15 countries where teachers are most valued, according to their score.
In the third article in a series related to ACER’s Communication Student Learning Progress project, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard highlight some of the observations that they’ve made in their early analysis of teacher comments on school reports.
In a recent Teacher article, two schools discussed their differing policies on mobile phone use during school hours. Here, we look at a range of studies that have explored the positives and negatives of allowing mobile phones to be used in class.
Following a two-year study, researchers have built a profile of the educational support needs of students on the autism spectrum.