Education and development
UNICEF and ACER establish new long-term partnership framework
Learning is a priority for the Asia-Pacific region. With educational opportunities significantly expanding over the past decades, more than 90 per cent of primary school aged children in the East Asia and Pacific region are enrolled in school.
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A new toolkit to analyse national learning assessment systems
Following successful pilots in Ethiopia, Mauritania and Vietnam, the Global Partnership for Education and ACER have launched a resource for countries to analyse and improve their learning assessment systems.
Supporting examination reform in Nepal
ACER is helping to ensure that school assessment in Nepal focuses on testing higher-order thinking skills.
Supporting high-quality assessment in Bhutan
ACER India has conducted a series of workshops to increase Bhutan’s expertise in national assessment item development, questionnaire design and sampling procedures.
Investing in teacher development: Building an evidence base in Lao PDR
A four year study in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is investigating the extent to which investment in teacher development improves teaching quality and student literacy in Lao language.
Supporting five Indian states in assessment reform
ACER India is supporting a program to build capacity for implementing assessments that generate strong evidence.
Australia Awards support equality, inclusion and effective leadership in Pakistan
Alumni of Australian development scholarships are making a lasting contribution to Pakistan’s efforts to become a country upheld by governance, effective leadership and improved access to opportunities for women.