The Australian Council for Educational Research is a global educational research organisation working across many countries. Our research program has several areas of focus including assessment and learning progress and global development in conjunction with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) as part of the Education Analytics Service (EAS), and the Global Education Monitoring Centre (GEM).

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Submissions from 2024

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ACER 2022-2023 Annual Report, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Baseline study for a refugee children’s programme in Sudan, ACER India

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Civil Society Contributions to Improving Learning Outcomes: An Education Out Loud Global Learning Partner Report, Alexander Towne, Sladana Krstic, Desmond Bermingham, Jolanda Buter, Miriam Linder, and Sam Boering

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Collaboration in East Africa: A contextualised approach to defining the construct, Claire Scoular and David Alelah Otieno

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Developmental leadership for women in the Pacific: WLI alumni reflections and insights, Michelle Hsien, Jo Doyle, and Sarah Buckley

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Discover ACER India, ACER India

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Education Out Loud Case Study: IID, Alexander Towne, Sladana Krstic, and Miriam Linder

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Education Out Loud case study: School for Life, Alexander Towne, Sladana Krstic, and Jolanda Butler

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Education Out Loud Case Study: The GEAR Alliance, Alexander Towne, Sladana Krstic, and Sam Boering

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GAML/TCG criteria for use of an assessment to report on SDG 4.1.1, Kemran Mestan, Maurice Walker, and Colin Watson

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Global Tracer Facility Longitudinal Global Tracer Survey 2023 (Year 8) - Survey Instrument, Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility

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Pairwise Comparison Method Toolkit. A toolkit for countries to measure global learning outcomes., United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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PISA 2022 Australia School Questionnaire data [SAS] [Data set], Lisa De Bortoli and Catherine Underwood

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PISA 2022 Australia School Questionnaire data [SPSS] [Data set], Lisa De Bortoli and Catherine Underwood

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PISA 2022 Australia Student and Achievement data [SAS] [Data set], Lisa De Bortoli and Catherine Underwood

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PISA 2022 Australia Student and Achievement data [SPSS] [Data set], Lisa De Bortoli and Catherine Underwood

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PISA 2022. Reporting Australia’s results. Volume II: Student and school characteristics, Lisa De Bortoli, Catherine Underwood, Tim Friedman, and Eveline Gebhardt

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PISA 2022: Reporting Australia’s Results. Volume II Student and School Characteristics: Data tables [Excel] [Data set], Lisa De Bortoli and Catherine Underwood

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PISA 2022. Reporting Australia’s results. Volume I: Student performance: Data tables [Excel] [Data set], Lisa De Bortoli and Catherine Underwood

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PISA Capacity Needs Assessment: Ecuador, Ian Teo

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Student assessment in Madhya Pradesh, ACER India

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The Scottish Government International Development Fund: Designing a new International Development inclusive education programme, Alexander Towne and Desmond Bermingham

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Young Citizens’ Views and Engagement in a Changing Europe: IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2022 European Report, Valeria Damiani, Bruno Losito, Gabriella Agrusti, and Wolfram Schulz

Submissions from 2023

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ACER 2021-2022 Annual Report, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Analysis and mapping of in-service teacher training programmes to Jordan’s National Teaching Standards, ACER India

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Analysis of early childhood education and learning outcomes in the Pacific, Dan Cloney, Yung Nietschke, and Jeffery Marshall

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A policy monitoring framework to prepare for, respond to, and recover from education in emergencies, Pina Tarricone, Kemran Mestan, and Ian Teo

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Assessing the Catch Up, Scale Up programme in Zambia, ACER India

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Australia Awards Alumni Global Tracer Survey 2022, Michelle Hsien and Daniel Edwards

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Bangkit Lebih Kuat, Amy Berry, Anisah Hafiszha Zulfa, Beth Sprunt, Dan Cloney, George Adam Sukoco, Irsyad Zamjani, Jeaniene Spink, Lanny Octavia, Mark Heyward, Mary Fearnley-Sander, Rasita Ekawati Purba, Robert Randall, and Senza Arsendy

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Being and becoming global citizens: Measuring progress toward SDG 4.7. Phase I: Monitoring teacher and school readiness to enact global citizenship in the Asia-Pacific region, Rachel Parker, Jennie Chainey, Payal Goundar, Sarah Richardson, Anna Dabrowski, Amy Berry, and Claire Scoular

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Building a world-class learning system: Insights from some top-performing school systems, Geoff N. Masters

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Citizenship education in times of global challenge, Wolfram Schulz, John Ainley, and Tim Friedman

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COVID-19 Education Response Mapping Study: Building Resilience in Lao PDR: Readiness, Response, and Recovery, Yung Nietschke, Anna Dabrowski, Maya Conway, and Chaula Yoga Pradhika

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COVID-19 Education Response Mapping Study: Building Resilience in the Kyrgyz Republic: Readiness, Response, and Recovery, Yung Nietschke, Anna Dabrowski, Maya Conway, and Chaula Yoga Pradhika

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COVID-19 Education Response Mapping Study: Building Resilience in the Philippines: Readiness, Response, and Recovery, Anna Dabrowski, Maya Conway, Yung Nietschke, Amy Berry, and Chaula Yoga Pradhika

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COVID-19 Education Response Mapping Study in Asia: Executive Summary, Yung Nietschke, Anna Dabrowski, Maya Conway, and Chaula Yoga Pradhika

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Developmental leadership for women in the Pacific: Cultivating networks for change in Australia Award WLI alumni, Sarah Buckley, Leyna Clarke, and Jo Doyle

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Development of National Education Assessment Framework (NEAF) for Bhutan, ACER India

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Equity and equality in learning in Asia-Pacific: What do results from large-scale assessments tell us? Gender in focus policy brief, Syeda Kashfee Ahmed, Anna Dabrowski, Jacqueline Cheng, Victoria Klimova, and Isabella McCallum

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Evaluation of Australia's Investment in Teacher Development in Lao PDR: Summary of the 2019 Baseline Report, Yung Nietschke, Anna Dabrowski PhD, Aris Huang, and Jeaniene Spink

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Evaluation of Australia's Investment in Teacher Development in Lao PDR: Summary of the 2019 Baseline Report (Lao version), Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Examining evidence for success in the Zambian Girls 2030 programme, ACER India

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Explaining students’ attitudes towards a sustainable future: Evidence from SEA-PLM 2019 data, Syeda Kashfee Ahmed and Petra Lietz

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Exploring system and school resilience in Asia, Anna Dabrowski and Yung Nietschke

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GTF Global Tracer Survey 2022 (Year 7) - Survey Instrument Items, Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility

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IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2022: Assessment Framework, Wolfram Schulz, Julian Fraillon, Bruno Losito, Gabriella Agrusti, John Ainley, Valeria Damiani, and Tim Friedman

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International Comparison of Tertiary Education Systems, Ian Teo, Michelle Hsien, Sarah Buckley, and Anita Roberts

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Introducing competency-based assessment through online workshops, ACER India

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Mid-term evaluation report (final): Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Centre Phase 3, Valerie Haugen

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Outcomes of Australia Awards Fellowships: Sport for Development in Fiji, Jo Doyle and Amanda Haddow

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PIRLS 2021 Australian Year 4 data readme [text], Kylie Hillman, Elizabeth O'Grady, Sima Rodrigues, Marina Schmid, and Sue Thomson

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PIRLS 2021 Australian Year 4 data [SAS], Kylie Hillman, Elizabeth O'Grady, Sima Rodrigues, Marina Schmid, and Sue Thomson

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PIRLS 2021 Australian Year 4 data [SPSS], Kylie Hillman, Elizabeth O'Grady, Sima Rodrigues, Marina Schmid, and Sue Thomson

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PIRLS 2021 Australian Year 4 data tables [excel], Kylie Hillman, Elizabeth O'Grady, Sima Rodrigues, Marina Schmid, and Sue Thomson

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PISA 2022. Reporting Australia’s results. Volume I: Student performance and equity in education, Lisa De Bortoli, Catherine Underwood, and Sue Thomson

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PISA in Brief 2022: Student performance and equity in education, Lisa De Bortoli, Catherine Underwood, and Sue Thomson

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Policy brief: Investigating school-based programs that support student mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in low- and middle-income countries, Syeda Kashfee Ahmed, Anna Dabrowski, and Katherine Dix

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Policy brief: Monitoring and evaluating global citizenship education in the Asia-Pacific region, Payal Goundar and Rachel Parker

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Policy brief: Teacher professional development for students with disability in the Asia-Pacific, Syeda Kashfee Ahmed and Anannya Chakraborty

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Progress in International Reading Literacy Study: Australia’s results from PIRLS 2021, Kylie Hillman, Elizabeth O'Grady, Sima Rodrigues, Marina Schmid, and Sue Thomson

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Project Management Unit (PMU) to Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE), ACER India

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Reforming learning assessments in Chhattisgarh, ACER India

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Report Highlights: Evaluation of Australia's investment in teacher development in Lao PDR: Final Report, Debbie Wong, Hilary Hollingsworth, Prue Anderson, Payal Goundar, and Agnes Mercer

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Report Highlights: Evaluation of Australia's investment in teacher development in Lao PDR: Final Report (Lao version), Debbie Wong, Hilary Hollingsworth, Prue Anderson, Payal Goundar, and Agnes Mercer

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Report Highlights: Evaluation of Australia’s investment in teacher development in Lao PDR: Interim report 1 (Lao version), Hilary Hollingsworth, Debbie Wong, Elizabeth Cassity, Prue Anderson, and Jessica Thompson

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Report of Bhutan’s National Education Assessment 2021 published, Mee Young Han

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School-based interventions that support mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in low- and middle-income countries, Syeda Kashfee Ahmed, Anna Dabrowski, Katherine Dix, and Toby Carslake

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Spotlight on student engagement. Evaluation of Australia’s investment in teacher development in Lao PDR, Australian Council for Educational Research

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Spotlight on student engagement. Evaluation of Australia’s investment in teacher development in Lao PDR (Lao version), Australian Council for Educational Research

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Spotlight on teacher supports. Evaluation of Australia’s investment in teacher development in Lao PDR, Australian Council for Educational Research

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Spotlight on teacher supports. Evaluation of Australia’s investment in teacher development in Lao PDR (Lao version), Australian Council for Educational Research

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Strengthening systemic capacity on learning assessment and use of data for improving learning, ACER India

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Summary report. Being and becoming global citizens: Measuring progress toward SDG 4.7. Phase I: Monitoring teacher and school readiness to enact global citizenship in the Asia-Pacific region, Rachel Parker, Jennie Chainey, Payal Goundar, Sarah Richardson, Anna Dabrowski, Amy Berry, and Claire Scoular

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Support for the National Student Assessment in Bangladesh, ACER India

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Supporting schools’ and teachers’ use of assessment to inform learning of all students, Ursula Schwantner and Soumaya Maghnouj

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Teacher Development Multi-Year Study Series. Evaluation of Australia’s investment in teacher development in Lao PDR: Final report, Debbie Wong, Hilary Hollingsworth, Prue Anderson, Payal Goundar, and Agnes Mercer

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Teacher development multi-year study series. Report highlights. Timor-Leste: Final Report, Elizabeth Cassity, Jennie Chainey, and Debbie Wong

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Teacher Development Multi-Year Study Series. Vanuatu: Final Report, Elizabeth Cassity, Debbie Wong, Jevelin Wendiady, and Jennie Chainey

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Technical support for a micro-scholarship programme to improve learning: Project brief, Bikramjit Sen

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Technology in education: a case study on Lao People's Democratic Republic, Yung Nietschke and Anna Dabrowski

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The National Student Assessment 2022 in Bangladesh. Grades 3 and 5, Directorate of Primary Education Bangladesh

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The National Student Assessment 2022 in Bangladesh. Key findings & learnings, Directorate of Primary Education Bangladesh

Submissions from 2022

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Alumni Growth: Tracking Australia Awards Alumni Over Five Years, Longitudinal Tracer Survey 2021, Amanda Haddow, Daniel Edwards, and Leyna Clarke

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Applying a new policy monitoring tool for education in emergencies, Pina Tarricone, Kemran Mestan, and Ian Teo

Assessments for global goals, Ursula Schwantner, Sally Robertson, Dara Ramalingam, and Tim Friedman

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Australia Awards Alumni Contributing to Civil Society: Supporting development through volunteerism, Jo Doyle and Daniel Edwards

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Australia Awards alumni strong agents of change, Amanda Haddow, Daniel Edwards, and Leyna Clarke

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Australia Awards Exemplary Partnerships: The South Pacific Centre for Central Banking, Jo Doyle and Amanda Haddow

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Beyond letters and numbers: the COVID-19 pandemic and foundational literacy and numeracy in Indonesia, Jeaniene Spink, Dan Cloney, and Amy Berry

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Building a world-class learning system, Geoff N. Masters

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Confirmatory factor analysis of the Perception of Academic Stress Scale (PAS), Damajanti Kusuma Dewi, Miftakhul Jannah, and Ira Darmawanti

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Contributing to global discussions to transform education, Anna Dabrowski

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Development of a transcript to record learner creativity and curiosity, Prue Anderson, Toby Carslake, Anit Cherian, Bethany Davies, Laura Good, Jonathan Heard, Sladana Krstic, Brendan McGinley, Dara Ramalingam, Sarah Richardson, Claire Scoular, Shani Sniedze, and Jennifer Star

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Fellowships help address key regional challenges by improving stakeholder engagement, Amanda Haddow and Jo Doyle

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IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2022: Assessment framework [Early online version], Wolfram Schulz, Julian Fraillon, John Ainley, Bruno Losito, Valeria Damiani, and Tim Friedman

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Implications for Teacher Education in a Time of Rapid Reform: Lessons from Myanmar, Anna Dabrowski, Pauline Taylor-Guy, and Michelle Lasen

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Infografik: Dampak COVID-19 terhadap pendidikan, Zoe Kaskamanidis

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Infografik: Dari guru untuk guru – semua tentang perencanaan, Zoe Kaskamanidis

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Infografik: Kesenangan dan kemampuan membaca di era digital, Zoe Kaskamanidis