Students must not be assessed on course material that they haven’t had the opportunity to learn.
To concentrate best, we need to resist distractions. It can help to set some goals and check your progress as you study.
The outcry over exam results has exposed underlying problems in how we assess educational performance.
Having trust in a key public service like education is critical.
Cramming for exams can result in short-term memorisation rather than meaningful learning.
Teachers have to fight against their own subjectivity when giving grades.
Exam revision and parties are a traditional part of growing up.
The Australian National University is turning to digital proctoring to replace the role of a walking invigilator. But who watches the proctor, what are the risks, and what data will be collected?
Exams are the currency of the education marketplace.
Our research found that teacher assessments and exam scores match closely for maths, English and science.
A focus on more realistic performance outcomes can help students cope when things do not go to plan.
The ATAR is mainly used as an efficient way for universities to decide which students can be offered a place in a certain course.
There's no substitute for study, but if you want to help yourself do better in exams, you should get enough sleep, exercise and try to enjoy the process.
Universities are increasingly accepting more students into degree programs without an ATAR. Here are some of the most common ways in.
There are three types of memory: sensory, working and long-term. Activating sensory memory is the first step to better learning. This means learning through as many senses as possible.
The prospect of going to university is exciting but it can also be an anxious time. Here are the things you need to know from the start.
Testing times ahead for four-year-olds as new starters face 'harmful' assessments within six weeks of starting school.
Study shows how to help students achieve their full potential.
Research has found that students suffer lower levels of well-being when they don't regularly use their greatest strengths of character.
In our efforts to support young people, we might be teaching them to be afraid rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge.