Call for Papers

The Conference Paper Review Committee welcomes your submissions.

Digitalising Assessments and Credentials

The 48th International Association for Educational Assessment IAEA Conference, hosted by Caribbean Examinations Council, seeks to present an opportunity for industry thought leaders, training providers and practitioners to explore ongoing and recent developments in education, around the theme “Digitalising Assessments & Credentials”.


The Conference Paper Review Committee welcomes submissions corresponding to one or more of the following sub-themes:
1. New Practices in Large Scale Assessments
2. Social and Emotional Issues in Learning and Assessment
3. Emerging Ethical Practices and Dilemmas in Assessment
4. Research and the Future of Digital Assessment
5. Organizational Models for Digitalising Credentials and their
6. Cyber Security, The Integrity of Assessment and Credentialing
7. Curriculum Reforms: Digital Transformations of Learning and

Submission Formats

The 48th IAEA conference in collaboration with CXC® will include inception workshops, keynote addresses, symposium, and open paper and poster presentations. We welcome submissions for open and poster presentations.

All submissions will be reviewed by the Conference Paper Review Committee considering its scientific quality and relevance within the conference theme.

Paper Presentations

These constitute a contribution to the development of knowledge in the area Digital Transformation in Education in line with the theme. Authors are expected to submit original work and be present at the conference to give a 20-minute presentation and allow 10 minutes for
questions/discussion. Empirical studies and theoretical/ conceptual papers are both welcome.

The Conference Paper Review Committee will accept proposals in English, as main language of the conference. The proposal should consider the following format:

  • 300-word abstract
  • Title
  • Keywords
  • Author(s) (Name, Organization & email for each one)
  • Subtheme

Once the notification of acceptance has been received, submit the full paper and presentation:

  • Times New Roman 12
  • 1.5 line spacing
  • At least one APA reference
  • Name of the main presenter (please note you can only be the main presenter for one open paper during the conference).

Poster Presentations

In-person poster presentations will take place at the Conference. During the poster session a 300-second oral presentation from the author(s) will take place. It is important to note you may submit one proposal as main presenter and be co-author of another one. The poster must contain original research conducted by the presenter(s) and may include ongoing research presented in English.

The submitted poster proposals should consist of:

  • 200-word abstract
  • Title and authors
  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Discussion and conclusions

Posters will be designed and printed by the Host, to keep a uniform presentation.

Text must have a maximum of 500 words, and you may include 3 figures or images (should be a minimum of 300 DPI and all copyright laws observed)

Authors must include a colour face-shot picture of each one of them.