• Creating research capability and assessment practices of international quality;
  • Improving the standard of public examinations and assessment practices in schools;
  • Monitoring through feedback and input regarding levels of student’s learning;
  • Providing professional development to principals, teachers and other personnel in the field of examinations and assessment;
  • Conducting research into policies and programmes to improve the quality of student learning and teaching;
  • Providing insight and support to study existing school-based assessment practices and strengthen the same;
  • Developing and publishing research-based support materials to strengthen school-based process and practices;
  • Providing examples of best practices;Conducting national and international conferences, seminars, symposia etc. in areas of assessment; and
  • Facilitating exchange programmes with other international institutes of repute.