ACER – Australian Council for Educational Research

Creating and promoting research-based knowledge, products and services to improve learning.

Professional biography

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is one of the world’s leading educational research centres. Our goal is to support learners, learning professionals, learning institutions and the development of a learning society through our work.

ACER has built a strong reputation as a provider of reliable support and expertise to education policymakers and professional practitioners since it was established in 1930. ACER is also a recognised international leader in the development of educational assessment and reporting tools for schools and systems.

Learning Supported by ACER – Australian Council for Educational Research

ACER develops reliable assessments that support international schools to:

  • measure student learning and growth
  • target teaching and improve learning for every student
  • inform school improvement with in-depth data
  • evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs
  • comprehensively review student wellbeing
    Contact details
    • 19 Prospect Hill Rd, Camberwell, Australia
    Areas of expertise
    • Educational Research, Professional Development and Assessment
    • International Schools Assessment (ISA)
    • Progressive Achievement for International Schools (PAIS)
    • Social-Emotional Wellbeing Survey
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    • ACER's mission is to create and promote research-based knowledge, products and services that can be used to improve learning across the lifespan.

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    Physical address
    International School of Kenya Campus, Peponi Road, Nairobi, Kenya
    Postal Address
    P.O. Box 14103 - 00800, Nairobi, Kenya
    +254 (20) 2697442 / 8076067
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