ACER is actively seeking professional partnerships with international researchers and consultants with expertise in a range of education quality improvement areas. ACER international professional associates typically have more than five years of international experience working at senior government level with partners such as DFAT, DFID, the EU, UNICEF, UNESCO, USAID, World Bank or other development agencies. If you are interested in joining a global, internationally recognised community of education experts and researchers, we invite you to complete our online form.

The Australian Council for Educational Research Ltd (ABN 19 004 398 145) is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) in respect to your personal information. For your rights see https://www.acer.edu.au/privacy

ACER Associate expression of interest

Personal details:
Full name
Nationality





Languages spoken
Country of residence
Current telephone contacts including country and region area code



Email address
Experience details
Years of experience in international development


With which of the following organisations have you worked?








Select your nominated area of expertise





















Select countries where you have worked








































Indicate your availability and preference of engagement



Indicate your availability for in-county work




Publications and CV
Please list up to five of your most current relevant publications/reports (APA format).





Upload a copy of your current CV (Word format only)

Indicate your consent for ACER to contact you in the future to seek further details or provide information about potential opportunities


Privacy statement

This survey is to identify international professional associates with proven international experience in education and development for the purpose of possible future collaboration on research projects and to keep them informed of such opportunities (“the Purpose”).

Personal information is that information or opinion that tends to identify a particular individual such as name and date of birth. ACER will only collect, store, use and disclose your personal information for the Purpose.

If you do not provide your personal information there is no particular impact for you other than missing the opportunity to participate in fulfilling the Purpose.

Sensitive Information

By participating in this survey, YOU CONSENT that ACER may in pursuit of the Purpose collect, record and disclose your personal information which may include sensitive information, such as, your ethnicity or cultural background.

Disclosure of your personal information

Disclosure of your personal information (including sensitive information) ACER may disclose your personal information (including sensitive information):

1. to ACER contractors which may assist ACER in pursuing the Purpose from time to time;

2. where ACER is required to do so by law, to government agencies, or individuals appointed by government, responsible for investigating and resolving disputes or complaints connected with the Purpose.

Transfer of personal information overseas

Under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)(the Act) (an Australian privacy law by which ACER is bound) ACER has to ensure that, if it transfers your personal information outside Australia or its external territories ACER should take steps to ensure the entity or person it transfers such to complies with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Act.

But if  you consent to the disclosure of your personal information, ACER will not have to take steps to ensure compliance by the relevant entity or person with the Australian Privacy Principles. Please be aware that ACER may disclose your personal information to entities or persons in pursuit of the Purpose in countries that may not have similar privacy laws or measures by which you may pursue any of your privacy rights in respect as that of Australia. 

By participating in the survey YOU CONSENT to such transfer

Your rights

ACER will abide by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). You have the right to:

1. inspect your personal information;

2. request amendment of your personal information; 

3. make complaint in respect of a breach of your privacy; and

4. not give the above consents.

To exercise any or all of the above rights please review ACER’s privacy policy locatable at: https://www.acer.edu.au/privacy  which sets out the processes of how you may attend to the same.