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20 years of PISA: Should Australia keep the test?

In a webinar marking 20 years of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) testing in Australia, the editor of the Australian Journal of Education (AJE), Dr Petra Lietz, asked a pertinent question: Why does Australia keep participating in the ...

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Tough questions continue to dog LANTITE test

Concerns about the validity and fairness of the LANTITE test continue as two prominent academics in the education sector have commented on how the current Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) is administered. In a meeting with ...

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What Australia can learn from Japan, South Korea

What do Japan and Korea have that Australia doesn't? Well, obviously a multitude of things – not limited to an obsession with skincare and higher quality convenience store sushi. More importantly, however, these countries mandate that teachers change schools regularly. This ensures ...

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