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Year 4 literacy improves, but more to be done: PIRLS

Literacy achievements of Australia’s Year 4 students has improved on average, according to a new report from the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), but not for students with the lowest literacy skills.

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ACER figures highlight teacher burnout

More than a quarter of year 7 to year 10 teachers and 15 per cent of year 11 to 12 teachers in Australian schools are teaching a subject they have not studied above first year at university and for which they have not received training in teaching methodology, according to new figures by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).

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