K-12 policy
Providing research and advisory services to government education authorities on raising student outcomes; evaluating public interventions and policies; cost-benefit analysis of existing and proposed strategies; international education markets; designing curriculum standards and assessments; quality assurance and measurement of school quality; enhancing outcomes for disadvantaged students; developing and implementing cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys of students to produce evidence guiding education policy.

International assessments and studies
Developing local best practice and benchmarking education systems through analysing international assessments such as TIMSS, PIRLS, PISA, TALIS, IALS, ALLS, PIACC, AHELO and others; advising international organisations on sample design; designing and adapting assessment and questionnaire items; Using international assessment data to answer research questions of key policy concern for decision-makers; evaluating progress of education systems through trend analysis of international assessment data; improving local capacity in understanding, analysing and utilising international survey data on students, teachers, principals, families and young people; integrating and streamlining local data collection with international studies.

Education workforce
Designing certification, hiring and allocation policies for teaching and non-teaching staff; implementing leadership development programs; devising extra-curricular, guidance and counselling policies; conducting professional development courses for public servants at all levels; facilitating workshops, outreach programs and consultation seminars; developing and implementing cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys of teachers to produce evidence guiding workforce policy.

Further education and training
Helping governments develop tertiary funding models for students and institutions; reviewing operations and programs at public universities; developing vocational policies and programs in line with industry needs; providing advice on strategic directions for further education, training and workforce planning; apprenticeship and lifelong learning policy design; developing and implementing cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys of youth in their post-compulsory years to produce causal evidence guiding education and employment policy.