What is the Centre for Global Education Monitoring?

The Centre for Global Education Monitoring supports the monitoring of educational outcomes worldwide. It is essential that data be collected and used to inform policy aimed at improving educational progress for all learners.

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Centre for Global Education Monitoring

System strengthening

ACER supports education systems in their aim to improve learning through capacity development and through high quality assessment and reporting programs adapted to specific contexts and requirements.

Education 2030

Education 2030

ACER is advocating for the development of tools and methodologies that will enable countries to have control over monitoring their learning, while still allowing them to report results internationally.

Reviews and analysis

Reviews and analysis

ACER has reviewed existing national, regional and international learning assessments, currently focusing on assessments of student learning outcomes in reading, mathematics and science.

Assessment GEMS

The Assessment GEMS series highlights important research topics of the GEM Centre, and provide a good insight into areas related to GEM.

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Integrating findings from the National Assessment of Student Achievement into the policy process

Integrating the findings from the National Assessment of Student Achievement into the policy process: An experience from Nepal

Initiated jointly by NEQMAP and ACER-GEM, this topical case study highlights an example from Nepal of how data from learning assessment are used effectively in education policy and planning.

Monitoring Trends in Educational Growth: Class 3 proficiency in Afghanistan 2015-16

Class 3 proficiency in Afghanistan 2015-16 : Outcomes of a learning assessment of mathematical and reading literacy

The MTEG program assessed around 5000 Class 3 students in 15 provinces of Afghanistan in 2015-2016 in reading and mathematical literacy using a tablet-based assessment. This report provides information on Class 3 achievement and describes the growth in mathematical and reading literacy between Class 3 and Class 6.”

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