We cultivate a global knowledge base for education system, school, principal and teacher improvement.

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Contemporary thinking around
teaching and educational reform

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Evidence-based high quality
improvement services and tools


We are a leader in transforming educational practice through research. We generate and disseminate new knowledge in school, system, principal and teacher improvement.

Capacity building

We partner with organisations of all sizes around the world and support education systems by aiding their development.

Services & Tools

Our approach delivers cohesive and evidence-based solutions that you can implement immediately, regardless of your starting point.

Services and tools to transform educational practice

We equip leaders and policymakers around the world to make evidence-based decisions.

ACER is recognised internationally as a provider of high-quality services and tools to assist education systems, schools and school leaders in their improvement journey. Our research-based tools provide a practical framework for the complex nature of system and school improvement.

School improvement service
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School review service
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School improvement tool
School improvement Tool
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Education System Improvement Tool (ESIT)
Education System Improvement Tool (ESIT)
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Principal Performance Improvement Tool (PPIT)
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Professor Geoff Masters AO

International expert in educational measurement and the CEO of the Australian Council for Educational Research.

Professor Pauline Taylor-Guy

Professor Pauline Taylor-Guy

Director of CSSI and an esteemed education scholar with particular interest in professional learning, education policy and literacy.

Our partners

Our partnerships generate new global knowledge that drives continual educational improvement.