ACER UAE is an independent, not-for-profit research organisation providing world class research, educational products and services

ACER UAE undertakes commissioned educational research, capacity building programs and provides assessment services to the UAE Ministry of Education and a range of clients in the Middle East including government agencies and schools.

Delivering successful projects across the region

ACER UAE works with more than 500 schools in the region and has developed extensive programs for schools in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt.

Our global family

Established in Australia 88 years ago as a not-for-profit and independent organisation, ACER now has over 400 staff located in Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Our focus is on supporting learners and learning professionals, supporting those who lead and manage educational institutions and systems and supporting our learning society.

Our mission and goals 

Expertise through outstanding people

The team at ACER UAE is highly experienced in the development and delivery of large-scale assessments and education research projects.

Alan Egbert

Manager, Middle East

Abou Bakr Salem

Senior Arabic Specialist

Mahmoud Mawla

Senior Project Officer

Ranjana Dutta

Project Manager