Assessment and  Evaluation in the Global South: Engaging and Transforming Discourses and Practices ​

The Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development​ welcomes you to its​ 11th International Conference. The conference provides you the opportunity to:

  • increase your knowledge of the symbiotic and c​omplex relationships between assessment, ​evaluation and teaching and learning;

  • discuss the opportunities and challenges in understanding and ena​​​​cting these relationships;

  • design solutions  and exchange ideas with researche​rs, educators, practitioners and policymakers with different disciplinary interests in social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences;

  •  critique practices and models of assessment and evaluation;

  •  get inspired, chart new directions and​ promote innovations in the research-policy-action nexus related to assessment and evaluation; and

  • develop and maintain professional relationships, establish new contacts and extend your network.​

The call for abstracts has now closed, with more submissions than for any previous international conference organised by AKU-IED. Thanks to everyone who submitted. Your contributions will help ensure that this year's conference is a huge success. ​The reviewers will now focus on evaluating all papers received. Acceptance notifications will be dispatched starting from August 10, 2018.​

Keynote Speakers​

Gordon Stobart 

Emeritus Professor of Education 

Institute of Education, University College London 

Caroline ​​Clements 


Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Wilmington​

​Lucille Mary 

Independent Education Consultant 

with 18 years of work experience in the UK and other countries

Contact Us

​Research and Policy Studies Unit 

Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Deve​lopment 

IED-PDC,1-5/B-VII, F.B. Area, Karimabad 

P.O. Box 13688, Karachi – 75950, Pakistan ​

T: +92 21 3634 7611-4 or 3682 6991-4 

Ext. 8646/8562 | Fax: +92 21 3634 7616