Australian Council for Educational Research
19 Prospect Hill Rd,
Camberwell, VIC, Australia 3124
T: +61 3 8508 9049
F: +61 3 9277 5500
School registration for 2015 entry will be available in August 2013.
The ACER Scholarship Tests are used by approximately 250 independent schools across Australia to identify academically able students for the award of a scholarship. The tests are designed to rank order students, finely discriminating at the top end of performance.
The tests require students to demonstrate a range of skills such as the ability to interpret, infer, deduce and think critically. They are not curriculum based and do not test the ability to retrieve learned knowledge.
ACER produces the tests, supplies them to schools, marks candidates' papers and reports candidate results back to each school.
Cooperative or Alternate Date?
The first decision that a new school needs to make, is whether to participate in one of our cooperative programs - the Australia-wide cooperative program which is testing on Saturday 1 March 2014, or the South Australian cooperative testing on Saturday 8 February 2014. Being part of a cooperative program allows candidates to sit the test at their first preference school, and results are forwarded to all schools applied for.
Benefits of using the Cooperative Programs:
Schools that don't elect to be part of a cooperative program may wish to hold their own testing and can select a test date from the list of Alternate Date Testing - Available Dates 2013 or Available Dates 2014. Candidates will come to your school and sit the test on your nominated date.
For details on fees for 2013 or 2014 testing, please phone us on 03 9277 5555 or email email@example.com.
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