New Directions, 27-29 October 2023
New Directions in English Language Assessment is the British Council’s flagship language testing and assessment conference. It is aimed at education and testing practitioners, policymakers and implementers, and other stakeholders with an interest in the role of assessment in education systems.
The conference provides perspectives and insight on trends and approaches in English language assessment at a local, regional, and international level. This year’s edition will specifically be looking to the future of assessment as a driver of learning and education system reform.
Since being established in 2013, the conference has celebrated ten editions, with the latest being held in Denpasar, Indonesia in December 2022.