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About ACER

The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) creates and promotes research-based knowledge, products and services to improve learning. ACER is an independent, not-for-profit research organisation established in 1930, with offices in six countries. Discover more about ACER

Research

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ACER’s global education research spans early childhood, school education, higher education, vocational and adult education, Indigenous education and the development sector, drawing on decades of national and international expertise.

Assessments

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ACER is an international leader in the development and provision of high quality assessment and reporting tools and services for schools, universities, TAFE institutes and Registered Training Organisations, health professionals, employers, and governments.

Resources & Learning

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ACER publishes and distributes resources and information services in education and related fields. ACER’s Cunningham Library provides information resources to help users locate research information. Our professional learning ranges from product training to Masters-level courses for educators, psychologists and human resources professionals.