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Wernert, Nicole – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2019
In November 2018, the Australian Government announced an inquiry into the status of the teaching profession that would examine ways to ensure that the profession remains fulfilling and rewarding for educators. While the inquiry's proceedings lapsed with the calling of the federal election in April 2019, large-scale surveys do provide us with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Teachers
Thomson, Sue – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2018
Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is a large-scale comparison of the reading performance of Year 4 students in 50 countries, and Year 4 was chosen because it is the point in schooling where most students transition from 'learning to read' to 'reading to learn'. As the essential nature of their relationship with reading…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Gender Differences, Student Attitudes, Achievement Tests
Purdie, Nola; Ellis, Louise – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2005
This review has been prepared by the Australian Council for Educational research (ACER) under an Agreement with the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST). It is one component of a project to investigate effective third wave intervention strategies for students and learning difficulties that persist beyond the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Problems, Intervention, Educational Research