ACER is an international leader in the provision of quality educational research. As an independent research body, ACER’s expert and objective research assists educational decision makers at all levels in their collection, analysis, interpretation and use of reliable data, and in their implementation and evaluation of evidence-based policies and practices.
ACER’s global research expertise in the higher education sector supports leaders, policymakers, educators and learners.
ACER’s higher education research capabilities broadly span three areas: policy research, assessment and surveys. Drawing on extensive expertise in higher education research, ACER works with intergovernmental agencies such as the OECD and ASEAN, governments, universities and higher education stakeholder groups in more than 17 countries.
Areas in which ACER's higher education researchers have expertise include:
ACER's higher education research team has assessment experience addressing:
Researchers at ACER have developed, administered, analysed and reported on higher education surveys in the following areas: