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Research

Areas of research

ACER’s research focus addresses learning across the life span, from the early years and school education to vocational, adult and workplace education and higher education.

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Teacher absenteeism in Indonesia

School education

ACER’s global research expertise in the school education sector draws on decades of experience to inform educational policy and practice.

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University completions and equity

Higher education

ACER’s global research expertise addresses policy, assessment and surveys in the higher education sector to support leaders, policymakers, ed

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Group-based solutions risk ignoring individuality

Vocational, adult and workplace education

ACER’s global research expertise in the vocational education and training sector supports leaders, policy makers, educators and learners.

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University completions and equity

Indigenous education

ACER works collaboratively with Indigenous learners and communities in undertaking research to inform policy, programs and practices to support Indigenous learners.

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Teaching reading in the early years

Early childhood education

ACER research in early childhood education and the early years of schooling informs policy, programs and practices to support improved outcomes in the first eight years.

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