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, Arabic Language and Hindi Language. The assessment is comprised of IBT for schools and IBT@Home for parents.

IBT 2021

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

About IBT 2021 Dates and registration
  • 600+ schools enrolled around the globe
  • Detailed analysis of student performance
  • New content added every year
  • Online or paper delivery to suit your needs


IBT@Home is available to measure your child's knowledge and skills and track their progress over time.

About IBT@Home Purchase IBT @Home
  • Measure learning at home quickly and simply
  • Online tests, available on demand
  • Receive an easy-to-understand analysis of results
  • Track student development over time
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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 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.