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CBSE-CAER International Conference on April 28th & 29th, 2014

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Centre for Assessment, Evaluation and Research (CAER) announce the ‘CBSE-CAER International Conference 2014’ to be held at the Leela Ambience, Gurgaon on 28th and 29th April 2014. The Conference is designed to disseminate information on education assessments and global best practices in assessments to educators across India and the globe.

Why a Conference on Assessments?

Assessment practices in classrooms have a remarkable potential to positively augment student learning. Purposeful assessments, which are designed with a clear objective in mind, can lead to wide scale improvements in learning. Therefore, it is imperative to have constant knowledge sharing of innovative ideas that can strengthen global education and contribute in enhancing student performance in classrooms.

The two-day international conference will bring together academicians, policy makers, school educators and noted experts in the field of assessments and provide a platform for large scale knowledge sharing and dissemination. Participants of the Conference will be able to identify and gain the skills that are necessary to carry forward assessment activities in their professional fields, identify national and international resources that will help meet their assessment needs and develop fruitful partnerships that wiii promote international exchange of ideas.

Objectives of the Conference:

The Conference is being organised with the objective of:

  • disseminating key ideas and practices on assessment in India and the globe
  • strengthening existing assessment practices and provide a platform to showcase these to a larger audience
  • promoting collaborations, partnerships and educational alliances specifically in the field of assessments
  • introducing and promoting emerging ideas and practical implications of educational assessments
  • promoting the use of ICTs and technological innovations in education assessments

Session Themes:

  • Transitioning from Norm-referenced to Standards-referenced Assessment: Perspectives and Strategies
  • From Examinations to School-based Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Technology-enhanced Assessments: The Way Forward
  • Approaches for Evidence-based Decision Making


Some of the renowned international speakers of the Conference include: Prof. Jim Tognolini, Dr. Jon S. Twing, Prof Jo-Anne Baird, Prof Gordon Stanley, Dr. Kimberly O’Malley, Dr Claudia Harsch and many more


The Conference will be attended by national and international experts in education assessments, school principals, teachers, academicians, researchers, policy makers, representatives from Non-Governmental Organisations, industry experts, representatives from international organisations etc. It will provide a wonderful opportunity to stakeholders in the field of education to gain immensely from the knowledge sharing and information dissemination on educational assessments.

  • Venue: Leela Ambience, Gurgaon
  • Date:  28th  and  29th April 2014

It is recommended that Schools across India make use of the opportunities of participation at the Conference. The registration fee for the same is given below. The detailed registration form (PDF and online) can be accessed at


Tick the option applicable. Please complete the details below.

Registration fee before or on 15 March 2014

Registration fee after 15 March 2014

Conference Fee for 1 attendee

INR 9,500

INR 11,500

Conference Fee for 2 or more attendees

INR 8,000/ attendee

INR 8,500/ attendee

Note: Registration fees include conference material, lunch and high tea for both the days. It does not cover the cost of travel, stay or Networking Dinner (separate registration for networking dinner).

Payment Details

Option 1: By Demand Draft/ Bank Draft payable at Delhi to “Center for Assessment Evaluation and Research”

Option 2: Through RTGS/NEFT at

Name in Bank: Centre for Assessment, Evaluation and Research

Bank: HSBC Bank | Branch: Barakhamba Road, New Delhi 110002

Account No.: 052 876299 001 | MICR Code: 110039002 | IFSC Code: HSBC0110002

Note: For RTGS/NEFT transactions, please mention IC2014 as transaction remarks

Additional Instructions

Kindly Fill the online registration form available at or send in the Registration Proforma duly filled in by e-mail to [email protected] or dispatched to CBSE-CAER Conference Secretariat, CAER,4th Floor, Shiksha Sadan, 17, Rouse Avenue, New Delhi 110002.

Download Registration Form: