Since 2010 the National Assessment Centre has been carrying out MLA studies at :
- Lower Primary- Grade 2 and 3
- Upper Primary- 7
- Lower Secondary- Form 2.
Apart from the above studies, the National Assessment Centre has also been participating in Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality( SACMEQ, now SEACMEQ) studies. SACMEQ studies are regional, currently involving sixteen( 16) countries. Kenya has participated in SACMEQ studies since 1995( SACMEQ I). In Kenya, the study is done at Class 6.