More than assessments

ACER has extensive experience in the design, development and implementation of large-scale assessment programs which comprise sampling, field operations, data collection, the measurement of achievement and attitudes, qualitative and quantitative analysis and reporting of survey results.

Working with international
 partners

International surveys, including the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment, TIMSS and PIRLS are undertaken in partnership with the local organisations to produce robust and localised findings.

ACER's international and national advantage

As a research organisation with over 88 years of experience in the educational fields, ACER has a proven track record of undertaking the reviews of assessments on a national and international scale.

International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement

ACER has been for many years an active member of the IEA with key staff being members of its Standing Committee and Technical Expert Group.

Working with international
 partners

International surveys, including the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment, TIMSS and PIRLS are undertaken in partnership with the local organisations to produce robust and localised findings.

ACER's international and national advantage

As a research organisation with over 88 years of experience in the educational fields, ACER has a proven track record of undertaking the reviews of assessments on a national and international scale.

International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement

ACER has been for many years an active member of the IEA with key staff being members of its Standing Committee and Technical Expert Group.

PISA - Programme for International Student Assessment

Conducted on a three-year cycle since 2000, and focusing on students as they near the end of compulsory schooling, PISA results assist governments in a multitude of countries to regularly monitor educational outcomes against a common framework.

TIMSS - Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study

A large-scale assessment designed to inform educational policy and practice by providing an international perspective on teaching and learning in mathematics and science.

PIRLS - Progress in International Reading Literacy Study

PIRLS is a large-scale assessment designed to inform educational policy and practice by providing an international perspective of teaching and learning in reading literacy.

TALIS - Teaching and Learning International Survey

Collecting internationally comparable data on the learning environment and the working conditions of teachers and principals in schools across the world