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24–26 June 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)

IEA and the University of Pretoria in South Africa invite you to participate in the 6th IEA International Research Conference (IRC-2015). The conference will be held on 24–26 June 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa, and will be preceded by training workshops on secondary data analysis on 22–23 June 2015. We look forward to seeing you in Cape Town!

The IEA IRC-2015 will provide an international forum for all those working with IEA study data to present their findings and exchange views on critical educational research issues in a comparative and global context. Researchers will have the opportunity to engage in creative dialogue about their secondary analysis findings, as well as to consider the emerging implications of their research for the development and methodology of large-scale assessment and current debates in education policy and practice. In conjunction with the conference, the IEA DPC will conduct a series of two-day training workshops on the use of large-scale assessment data.


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Important dates

Proposal submission deadline: 1 December 2014

Notification of review decision: 20 February 2015

Registration opens: 20 February 2015

Full paper submission deadline: 8 May 2015

Registration deadline (conference and workshops): 8 May 2015

Workshops: 22–23 June 2015

Conference: 24–26 June 2015

If you are interested in presenting a paper at the IEA IRC-2015, please see the Call for Proposals. For more information, please contact the IRC-2015 organizing committee.

About the host

The Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) is a research center in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, one of the largest and most prominent universities in South Africa. The center works with governmental and non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, and foundations nationally and internationally to undertake research and development activities related to system-level and other levels of evaluation and assessment in education. The CEA also provides postgraduate students many opportunities to work in these fields for their studies, and is the national center for PIRLS 2006, PIRLS 2011, PIRLS 2016, and SITES 2006.



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