Sue Thomson

Sue Thomson

Deputy CEO (Research) at the Australian Council for Educational Research

Dr Sue Thomson is Deputy CEO (Research) at the Australian Council for Educational Research. Dr Thomson also manages Australia’s participation in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), the Progress in International Reading Study (PIRLS) and the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Before joining ACER, Dr Thomson lectured at a number of universities in Statistics and Research Methodology and worked as a Mathematics and IT teacher in government secondary schools in Victoria.

Students who like to read – what does the research say?
Students who like to read – what does the research say?

What do Year 4 students think about reading? Is it fun? Do they think they learn anything? Dr Sue Thomson explores these questions in her first Teacher column.