Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is an
independent international research body that assists educational decision
makers at all levels in their collection and use of reliable data, and in their
implementation and evaluation of evidence-based policies and practices.
As one of
the world’s leading educational research centres, ACER’s mission is to create
and promote research-based knowledge, products and services that can be used to
improve learning across the life span. Our goal is to support learners,
learning professionals, learning institutions and the development of a learning
society through our work.
built a strong reputation as a provider of reliable support and expertise to
education policymakers and professional practitioners since it was established
in 1930.As an independent non-government organisation, ACER generates its
entire income through contracted research and development projects, and through
developing and distributing products and services, with operating surplus
directed back into research and development.
more than 400 staff located in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide,
London, Dubai, New Delhi and Jakarta.
In Indonesia, ACER creates and promotes
research-based knowledge, products and services pertaining to education in
Indonesia and – through international assessment programs – pertaining to