ACER strategic aims for 2017-18 are:

1.       Quality: increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of our members

  • Promoting the effective use of innovative practices to achieve better learning
  • Providing a range of professional development services and networking opportunities
  • Providing information, advice and support
  • Supporting members to improve the management of their organisation
  • Providing high quality services shaped by our members
  • Enabling enhanced collaboration between members

2.       Representation: acting as a two way conduit for key issues facing the sector

  • Providing a knowledge exchange for the development of ideas and best practice
  • Representing and promoting member organisations
  • Developing and maintaining contacts with key bodies
  • Providing regional AoC services
  • Horizon scanning to inform development of member organisations

3.       Viability: operating as a sustainable, effective and inclusive organisation

  • Ensuring ACER remains the first choice for its members
  • Delivering project management services efficiently and effectively
  • Diversifying income streams
  • Collaborating with partner organisations to secure further income