Hilary Hollingsworth

Hilary Hollingsworth

Principal Research Fellow at the Australian Council for Educational Research

Hilary Hollingsworth is a Principal Research Fellow in the Educational Monitoring and Research Division at ACER. Her main areas of interest are teacher professional learning and the assessment of student learning. Her current work and research foci include teacher evaluation and assessment, classroom observation frameworks, the use of video for teacher professional learning and the assessment of student learning.

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Teacher comments in school reports: What’s effective?
Teacher comments in school reports: What’s effective?

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.

Continuous student reporting – the next step?
Continuous student reporting – the next step?

In the second article in a series related to ACER’s Communication Student Learning Progress project, Jonathan Heard and Dr Hilary Hollingsworth examine recent and current reporting trends and practices in schools, and the growing use of digital systems and tools.

Does the old school report have a future?
Does the old school report have a future?

In the first of a series of articles on how schools communicate student learning progress, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard examine some of the recent history of reporting in Australian schools and highlight some of the competing forces that have influenced current practices in student reporting.

Tracking the journeys of schools realising assessment reform and innovation
Tracking the journeys of schools realising assessment reform and innovation

Teacher provides a snapshot of one school's assessment reform experience.