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Meet us at AEA-Europe Conference

A team of Cito experts will join the 17th conference of the Association for Educational Assessment (AEA)– Europe, that will be held November 3-5 in Limassol, Cyprus. AEA-Europe is the foremost association for all assessment professionals throughout Europe. 

Main conference theme

The main conference theme is Social and Political underpinnings of educational assessment:
Past, present and future. A detailed description of the conference theme can be found here.
Some of the topics that will be addressed at the conference are:
  • Public trust in high-stakes assessments
  • The politics behind national and international attainment studies
  • Evidence-based policy making in assessment
  • Technological and psychometric innovations in assessment
  • New assessment formats
  • Alternative assessment paradigms
  • Social and political underpinnings of vocational assessment
  • Tensions between assessment for learning and accountability
  • Cross-country comparisons of educational reform and associated assessment approaches

Our contributions

Members of the Cito team will be (co-) presenting in 5 sessions on several topics. In addition to this a pre-conference workshop will be given that introduces Item Response Theory and its applications  from a practical point of view. For more information on all our activities, see below.

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