Pre-conference Dates: 25-26 September 2009 (Friday - Saturday), Main Conference Dates: 28-30 September 2009 (Monday - Wednesday).
Private and public enterprises, national and international agencies provide a wealth of data and information about education systems and processes unknown to previous generations.
Concepts like “evidence-based policy making”, “quality assurance”, “data-driven decision making”, and “evidence-based teaching” have played an important part in this development. The rapid spread of national and international testing systems is another sign of the ongoing transformation of the field.