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, higher education student admissions, and work in global development in conjunction with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) as part of the Global Education Monitoring Centre (GEM).

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Submissions from 2016

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System-level assessment and educational policy, John Cresswell

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University experience in Australia and Japan: Using a common survey to understand similarities and differences, Daniel Edwards, Ali Radloff, and Julie McMillan

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Class 6 school factors in Afghanistan 2013 : the relationship between school factors and student outcomes from a learning assessment of mathematical, reading and writing literacy, Tim Friedman, Sally Robertson, Stephanie Templeton, and Maurice Walker

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Improving Quality Education and Children’s Learning Outcomes and Effective Practices in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region : Appendices, Tim Friedman, Ursula Schwantner, Jeaniene Spink, Naoko Tabata, and Charlotte Waters

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Improving Quality Education and Children’s Learning Outcomes and Effective Practices in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region : Main report, Tim Friedman, Ursula Schwantner, Jeaniene Spink, Naoko Tabata, and Charlotte Waters

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IEAA Excellence Awards 2016: Stuart Hughes, International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)

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Mapping progress : using data for teaching and learning, Geoff N. Masters

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Supporting leadership preparation in Indonesia, Kathryn Moyle

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Population definitions for comparative surveys in education, Martin Murphy

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Setting the education agenda in Southeast Asia, Rachel Parker

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Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM) : Global Citizenship Domain Assessment Framework, Rachel Parker and Julian Fraillon

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Mapping Researcher Mobility: Measuring research collaboration among APEC economies, Ali Radloff

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IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2016 Assessment Framework, Wolfram Schulz, John Ainley, Julian Fraillon, Bruno Losito, and Gabriella Agrusti

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Improving Quality Education and Children’s Learning Outcomes and Effective Practices in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region : Rwanda : Country case study, Ursula Schwantner

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Building assessment capability in South East Asia, Jeaniene Spink

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Measuring learning : why we need to learn together, Jeaniene Spink

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PISA 2015 : a first look at Australia’s results data tables [Excel] [Data set], Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli, and Catherine Underwood

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TIMSS 2015 : A first look at Australia's results, Sue Thomson, Nicole Wernert, Elizabeth O'Grady, and Sima Rodrigues

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Measuring the impact of citizen-led assessments for improving the quality of education, Mollie Tobin and Petra Lietz

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Next steps: measuring reading progress, Ross Turner

Submissions from 2015

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International Developments (no.5) 2015

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Report on the concurrent validity and inter-rater reliability studies of Uwezo, ACER

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Research into the financing of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific : Vanuatu : country report, ACER

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Data to inform policy, Ray Adams

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The Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (superseded version), Australian Council for Educational Research

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ICILS 2013: Australian School data [SAS], Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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ICILS 2013: Australian School data [SPSS], Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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ICILS 2013: Australian Student data [SAS], Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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ICILS 2013: Australian Student data [SPSS], Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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ICILS 2013: Australian Teacher data [SAS], Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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ICILS 2013: Australian Teacher data [SPSS], Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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ICILS 2013: Information about the Australian data files, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Monitoring Trends in Educational Growth : Class 6 girls and boys in Afghanistan 2013, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Monitoring Trends in Educational Growth Class 6 School Principal Questionnaire prepared in 2013 for the Ministry of Education, Afghanistan: Source version - English, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Monitoring Trends in Educational Growth Class 6 School Principal Questionnaire prepared in 2013 for the Ministry of Education, Afghanistan : Translated version - Pashto, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Monitoring Trends in Educational Growth Class 6 Student Questionnaire prepared in 2013 for the Ministry of Education, Afghanistan: Source version - English, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Monitoring Trends in Educational Growth Class 6 Student Questionnaire prepared in 2013 for the Ministry of Education, Afghanistan : Translated version - Dari, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Monitoring Trends in Educational Growth In Afghanistan : class 6 2013, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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MTEG Afghanistan 2013 : Preliminary database for Grade 6, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Investing in teachers, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Office of Development Effectiveness, Adeola Capel, Hilary Hollingsworth, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Alison Lonsdale, Yung Nietschke, Rachel Parker, Kate Reid, Jeaniene Spink, Mollie Tobin, Mary Fearnley-Sander, and Jacinta Overs

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Research into the financing of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific : Tonga : country report, Andrea Bateman, Justin Brown, and Meleoni Uera

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Research into the financing of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific : Solomon Islands : country report, Andrea Bateman, Elizabeth Cassity, and Judy Fangalasuu

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A Review of International Large-Scale Assessments in Education: Assessing Component Skills and Collecting Contextual Data, John Cresswell, Ursula Schwantner, and Charlotte Waters

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Research into the financing of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific : Papua New Guinea : country report, Robert Horne, Ken Ngangan, Simaima Tavil-Melachon, and Justin Brown

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Research into the financing of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific : Samoa : country report, Leo Maglen, Justin Brown, and Sala Perive T. Lene

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Research into the financing of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific : Fiji : country report, Leo Maglen, Mark Weston Wall, and Manaini Rokovunisei

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Research into the financing of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the Pacific : Kiribati : country report, Prabir Majumdar and Teweiariki Teaero

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Teacher absenteeism in Indonesia, Phillip McKenzie

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Evaluation of ICT in Education in Papua Province (ACDP-045): Final Report, Susanne Owen, John Hunt, Eda Simanjuntak, Eko Sediyono, Prapto Yuwono, Sri Yulianto, and Wigati Yektinintys Modouw

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Supporting teacher development : Literature review, Kate Reid and Elizabeth Kleinhenz

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Australian Postgraduate Research Student International Mobility: Research Report 2015, Sarah Richardson

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Enhancing cross-border higher education institution mobility in the APEC region, Sarah Richardson

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Researcher Mobility Workshop Report: Researcher mobility among APEC economies, Sarah Richardson, Julie McMillan, and Ren Yi

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Class 6 girls and boys in Afghanistan 2013 : comparing outcomes of girls and boys from a learning assessment of mathematical, reading and writing literacy, Alla Routitsky, Rachel Stanyon, and Maurice Walker

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Building assessment capability in South East Asia, Jeaniene Spink

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Measuring learning: Why we need to work together, Jeaniene Spink

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Using large-scale assessments of students' learning to inform education policy: Insights from the Asia-Pacific region, Mollie Tobin, Petra Lietz, Dita Nugroho, Ramya Vivekanandan, and Tserennadmid Nyamkhuu

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Measuring learning growth in a world of universal education, Ross Turner

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The cure for early grades assessment difficulties? Take a tablet, Maurice Walker

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The cure for early grades assessment difficulties? Take a tablet, Maurice Walker

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Assessments to support quality teaching and learning, Charlotte Waters

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Assessments to support quality teaching and learning, Charlotte Waters

Submissions from 2014

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Improving learning in China

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International Developments (no.4) 2014

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Building assessment expertise in Armenia, ACER

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Collaboration to support quality teaching and learning, ACER

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Global teaching snapshot, ACER

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Improving learning in Abu Dhabi, ACER

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Quality education for all, ACER

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Educational progress for all, Ray Adams

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The Latin-American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education: Measuring and comparing educational quality in Latin America (superseded version), Australian Council for Educational Research

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Monitoring trends in educational growth: a partnership service to monitor the educational growth of students in the early to middle years of schooling, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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Pacific, Elizabeth Cassity

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Pacific focus, Elizabeth Cassity

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International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2013: Australian students’ readiness for study, work and life in the digital age, Lisa De Bortoli, Sarah Buckley, Catherine Underwood, Elizabeth O'Grady, and Eveline Gebhardt

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Thinking it through: Australian students’ skills in creative problem solving, Lisa De Bortoli and Greg Macaskill

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Comparison of PIAAC and PISA frameworks for numeracy and mathematical literacy, Iddo Gal and David Tout

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Student assessments in India, Richa Jain

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Informing policy in developing countries, Petra Lietz and Mollie Tobin

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Supporting educational progress for all learners, Peter McGuckian

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Literacy learning in the early years, Marion Meiers

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Building connections in South East Asia, Sarah Richardson

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Promoting Regional Education Services Integration: APEC University Associations Cross-Border Education Cooperation Workshop: Workshop Report: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20 – 22 May 2014, Sarah Richardson

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Promoting cross-border education – Provider mobility, Sarah Richardson and Ali Radloff

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Promoting cross-border education – Researcher mobility, Sarah Richardson and Ali Radloff

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Promoting cross-border education – Student mobility, Sarah Richardson and Ali Radloff

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Promoting cross-border education – Virtual mobility, Sarah Richardson and Ali Radloff

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Promoting Regional Education Services Integration: APEC University Associations Cross-Border Education Cooperation Workshop: Discussion Paper, Sarah Richardson and Ali Radloff

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Australian problem-solving skills in context, Sue Thomson

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Australian teens show financial nous: PISA, Sue Thomson

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Measuring learning growth in a world of universal education, Ross Turner

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Educational assessment in Afghanistan, Maurice Walker

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National assessment in India, Maurice Walker

Submissions from 2013

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International Developments (No.3) 2013

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Making a difference in developing countries

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Improving learning in China, ACER

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Indigenous student maths achievement in context, ACER

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PISA 2012 : how Australia measures up, ACER

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ICCS 2009 Encyclopedia : Approaches to civic and citizenship education around the world, John Ainley, Wolfram Schulz, and Tim Friedman

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Solomon Islands Standardised Tests of Achievement (SISTA). English and Mathematics. Year 4 and Year 6. Report 1 Main Study 2013, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)