ACER Press is the publishing arm of the Australian Council for Educational Research.
We are the publisher that puts research and evidence, quality and excellence – for all professionals in and around education – at the core of our products and services.
With our focus on evidence and research in support of improved practice and outcomes, ACER Press provides the perfect platform for researchers and experts in education to write for a broad audience of teachers and school leaders, policymakers and systems managers, and researchers.
We publish new print and digital resources each year, and our backlist is substantial. ACER Press products can be ordered through our website.
Recent ACER Press publications
Leading Professional Learning
Helen Timperley, Fiona Ell, Deidre Le Fevre, Kaye Twyford
Today’s school leaders are faced with the increasingly daunting task of leading schools to improve, innovate and become more responsive to change. Based on extensive research, Leading Professional Learning: Practical strategies for impact in schools identifies challenges school leaders face when leading professional learning and development as part of an improvement agenda.
The book is a hands-on resource for school leaders to identify specific issues that accompany the learning and change process and to overcome them in their schools.
Leading Improvement in Mathematics Teaching and Learning
School leaders have ready access to assessment data, motivating efforts to improve the numeracy outcomes of their students, but it can be difficult for principals to decide how to achieve these goals within their school’s existing strategic plans and policies.
Leading Improvement in Mathematics Teaching and Learning contains a selection of proven practices and effective approaches that will help school leaders empower teachers and achieve improved numeracy outcomes for students.
Anna Kilderry and Bridie Raban
Strong Foundations: Evidence informing practice in early childhood education and care brings together knowledge and insights from 32 experts, working in a range of fields like education, health and social care, and child safety, and translates high-quality, peer-reviewed research into everyday practice. Strong Foundations is a celebration of the progress made by the ECEC profession since the introduction of the Early Years Learning Framework, and supports educators to continue improving long-term outcomes for children, families and communities.
Driving School Improvement – Second Edition
Pamela Macklin and Vic Zbar
Driving School Improvement: Practical strategies and tools is focused on implementation, and its tools, activities and pro formas are designed to support school leaders in highly practical but context-specific ways. Updated and revised based on feedback from the education profession, the book is an invaluable resource for embedding whole-school improvement in sustainable, measurable and impactful ways.