ACER Indonesia is a representative office of the Australian Council for Educational Research Limited.
ACER Indonesia undertakes commissioned educational research, professional development and capacity building programs, and provides assessment services to a range of clients in Indonesia including government ministries, schools, teacher training organisations, universities and donor organisations.
ACER Indonesia has recently been involved in a number of policy research, technical support and capacity building projects for the Analytical and Capacity Development Partnership, funded by the European Union and the Australian Government through the Asia Development Bank. These include supporting the National Assessment Center (Puspendik) to improve national assessment and the reform of the Year 12 examination system; studies into teacher absenteeism; evaluation of national programs aimed at improving leadership skills of Principals and the effectiveness of ICT in Education in Papua Province.
Key elements of the work program undertaken or delivered by ACER in Indonesia include:
The International Benchmark Test (IBT) is an internationally administered program of assessments with tests appropriate for grades 3 to 10 in English, mathematics and science.
Addressing the assessment of thinking skills in association with Himpunan Evaluasi Pendidikan Indonesia (Indonesian Educational Evaluation Association).