The Centre has a number of mechanisms to ensure it is governed and advised appropriately. ACTRC operates under the Philippines Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) program. ACTRC is engaged in BEST activities, reporting and monitoring procedures. The Centre is advised by its Advisory Board, a Board convened by the Centre, providing both representation of Centre partners, funding and management bodies as well as local stakeholder input to guide research activities. The Centre is managed by its Management Committee, internal to the Centre but with the Australian Government as an observer, which oversees the management, development and implementation of the research agenda. The governance structure is outlined below: