ICCS is organized and carried out by a consortium of three partner institutions:
International studies of the scale of ICCS would not be possible without the dedication, skill, cooperation, and support of a large number of individuals, institutions, and organizations from around the world. (ICCS 2009 Encyclopedia)
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)
The IEA is an international cooperative of national research institutions, government research agencies, scholars and analysts working to evaluate, understand and improve education worldwide. We are a nonprofit and independent organization. More than 60 countries are actively involved in the IEA network, and over 100 education systems participate in our studies. IEA Hamburg, Germany, as the international coordinating center, is responsible for overall coordination of all activities, relations with participating countries, and sampling and data processing. The IEA Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is responsible for translation verification and quality monitoring of data collection.
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization which works in the field of research and development in different areas.
ACER is the International Study Center of ICCS 2016 and is responsible for designing and implementing ICCS 2016. The team at ACER work on the conceptual development, student instrument development, analysis, and reporting.
Laboratorio di Pedagogia Sperimentale (LPS) at the Roma Tre University in Rome
The Laboratorio di Pedagogia Sperimentale (LPS) at Roma Tre University in Rome acts as an associate research center. LPS focuses on the development of the teacher and school instruments development as well as the European module coordination. '