Educational Assessments

UNSW Global provides a comprehensive suite of assessment tools to support educators in the development of targeted and engaging learning programs to unlock student potential.

There are many reasons to measure student achievement and our suite of assessment tools is now more comprehensive than ever.

Our products

Introducing the UNSW Global assessment suite – a set of tools designed to take the guesswork out of teaching.


Annual progression assessments which provide an external, objective benchmark of learner progress.


Assessments designed to recognise and reward academic excellence. Every year over a million students participate in ICAS around the world.


Online, integrated classroom assessments for Years 3 to 6. All products in this series are linked to the Australian curriculum, and provide immediate feedback to support sound teaching and learning.


Designed to determine class composition and placement within a cohort for middle year students.

Past papers

Suitable for both ICAS and Reach. Undertaking past papers is one of the best ways to become familiar with the style and format of the assessments.

Practice online

Suitable for both ICAS and Reach. Designed to support students in Years 3 to 12 preparing for skills-based assessments. 

Our services

Educational and advisory services including training, research, data collection and analysis.

Professional Learning

We equip educators with insights and thought leadership that count towards teacher accreditation.


We conduct research into educational measurement and assessment issues for government and non-government organisations. 


We have over 30 years' experience in data collection, analysis and reporting, as well as the design and scanning of exam forms and surveys.

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Your assessment partner

Owned by the UNSW Sydney (University of New South Wales), UNSW Global is recognised nationally and internationally as a leading specialist in school assessments. We are best known for the creation of ICAS.

  • 1 million +

    Students per year

  • 7,000 +

    Participating schools

  • 35 +

    Years in operation


UNSW Global Assessments operates a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO9001:2015.