IBT is an internationally administered program of assessments to compare student performance globally.

IBT allows individual performance to be tracked against international standards. The tests cover English, Mathematics, Reasoning, Science and Arabic Language.

IBT 2023

School leaders and teachers: improve learning in your school with a trusted assessment designed by experts.

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  • 600+ schools enrolled around the globe
  • Detailed analysis of student performance
  • New content added every year
  • State of the art online delivery
  • Paper based option available
    (under special circumstances)
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International comparisons

Compare student results against international benchmarks, and against a described proficiency scale of student ability worldwide.

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Comprehensive reporting

See a complete picture of student learning with a rich variety of reports and data provided to schools, as well as detailed individual reports for parents showing student progress.

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World-class test content

New and stimulating content is developed for the IBT by ACER each year, a world leader in educational research, assessment and reporting.

A message from our CEO

ACER global chief executive Professor Geoff Masters – a renowned expert in educational measurement – talks about Progressive Achievement, a revolutionary new way of thinking about assessment that powers the IBT.

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ACER: bringing international expertise to schools worldwide

ACER is a not-for-profit educational research organisation with a mission to improve learning. ACER is trusted by schools around the globe to provide reliable, valid and evidence-based assessments, delivering more than 7 million assessments every year through our cutting edge online platform.