ACER India provides technical assistance in large-scale assessments and undertakes robust evaluations of educational programmes and interventions
We support governments, international aid agencies, universities, and not-for-profits with capacity building programmes and provide customised training on assessments.
ACER’s approach to a robust assessment programme
With decades of research experience, an outstanding talent pool, and proven methodologies, ACER India is a full-service research consultancy.
Clearly articulated policy goals and priorities that are relevant and inform key assessment decisions on content, scope, design, methods, operations, and use of data.
A dedicated assessment team that is appropriately skilled and adequately resourced to design, implement, analyse, and disseminate the outcomes of the learning assessment.
A key document that clearly describes standards of technical quality for all aspects of the learning assessment, and indicates how standards can be used as part of quality monitoring and reporting.
A document that communicates the purposes and characteristics of the learning assessment to key stakeholders, developers and to a broader audience.
Cognitive instruments containing items with proven reliability, validity and fairness with regard to the population(s) of interest.
Contextual instruments containing items with proven reliability, validity and fairness with regard to the population(s) of interest.
Cognitive and contextual instruments that are appropriate, linguistically equivalent, and psychometrically equivalent across multiple languages.
Appropriate products and approaches to reporting and dissemination that are tailored to the different stakeholder groups and promote appropriate and effective use of the assessment results by those groups.
Analytical results that are fully documented and reproducible, and that permit valid and useful inferences about the population(s) of interest.
Cognitive and contextual data that is scaled using well-developed analytical tools in order to support useful comparisons and to communicate meaningful information.
A final database that respects respondent anonymity, is free from discrepancies and errors, and is appropriately structured and documented for analysis and dissemination.
Field operations are standardised, monitored and documented to ensure that the data are collected under the same conditions, in an efficient and secure manner.
A sample that, through the use of scientific sampling methods, helps to guarantee appropriate and estimable levels of statistical precision and validity in the interpretation of assessment results.
A design that ensures efficiency in sample sizes, balanced assessment content, appropriate assessment length, and stable measures over time.
ACER global research centres
ACER India works closely with ACER's leading edge research centres.
Strength through partnerships
Sharing and gaining knowledge through working with companies, groups and organisations, large and small, across the world.
ACER Research Repository
ACEReSearch is a repository bringing together all ACER's public research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. It is maintained by the Cunningham Library.
Our world class research team
One of ACER’s great strengths is its people. ACER's global resource pool includes more than 150 research staff with the majority of them holding a doctorate degree. In India, the team consists of passionate and committed researchers including doctorates and former teachers who work closely with the global team.
Join our team
ACER India is actively seeking professional partnerships with national and international researchers and consultants with expertise in a range of education quality improvement areas.