ACER India is established under local law as a not-for-profit research organisation registered as the Australian Council for Educational Research (India) Private Limited. It is wholly owned by ACER Limited and operates as a member of the ACER Group of companies.
ACER India undertakes commissioned educational research, professional development and capacity building programs, and provides assessment services to a range of clients in India (and the South Asia region) including government ministries, schools, teacher training organisations, universities and donor organisations.
ACER India is providing ongoing support to the National Council of Educational Research and Training to design, implement and report a new National Achievement Survey of students in Class 10. ACER India is also involved in the World Bank-funded National Student Assessment for secondary school students in Bangladesh and is developing its book distribution capabilities. ACER titles include school improvement, teaching practices, assessment and reporting, and literacy and numeracy throughout the region.
Key elements of the work program undertaken or delivered by ACER in India include: