ACER professional learning courses are developed by experienced researchers and teachers for school teachers and practitioners

We understand that your team, workforce or faculty have unique requirements when it comes to training. We design self-paced, customised courses to meet the specific needs of our clients.

Tailored professional learning

ACER UAE offers a range of Training programs and courses to leadership teams and Teachers on a range of assessment related contexts from Trends in Assessment to workshops on Item Writing and analysis of data.

ACER UAE draws on it rich expertise across our international and Australian offices to offer workshops on a range of topics from pedagogy to School Improvement and use of data in schools. Please refer to our upcoming events for details on the next set of workshops.

ACER UAE provides various opportunities by way of workshops and courses for teachers as in-service training or certificate courses. Please refer below for details on an upcoming short course with more workshops on selected topics to follow:

The ACER Institute is offering a new accredited course, Understanding Rasch Measurement Theory, which could be very useful in providing them in using and interpreting data from large scale assessment such as TIMSS, PIRLS and PISA as well as performing analysis and reports on other assessment data sets - please feel free to share it with anyone else who you think may benefit from this.

Understanding Rasch Measurement Theory provides a theoretical background with a strong emphasis on building practical skills in objective measurement, statistical analysis and evaluation. You'll learn about objectivity in measurement, how to evaluate the consistency of data and how to measure group trends and individual growth – the nuts and bolts that underpin educational assessment.

The course begins on 28 January 2019, it is a Masters Level non-Award Short Course, runs for 10 weeks and is delivered wholly online. Successful completion of the course will result in an ACER statement of attainment and certificate. Details of the course content can be found at

We draw on our expertise as a leader in educational research, assessment, data collection and analysis, and psychometrics to develop and provide customised professional learning in the Middle East.

Contact us to discuss your tailored professional learning requirements