9th IEA International Research Conference (IRC)

9th IEA International Research Conference

The 9th IEA International Research Conference (IRC) will be dedicated to the theme "Researching Education: Trends and Changes", and will take place on November 16-18, 2021 at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The conference will be preceded by workshops on secondary data analysis on November 14-15, 2021.

In recognition of the impact of COVID-19, a hybrid mode will be made available for presenters. Next to on-site sessions, there will be remote presentation options available within a predefined time window. The remote sessions will be scheduled according to Gulf Standard Time (GST).

Keynote speakers

Dr. Rabbaa Al Sumaiti, Assistant Undersecretary, UAE Ministry of Education
Dr. Matthias von Davier, Executive Director, International Study Center Boston College, USA

Pre-conference workshops by the IEA Experts (November 14-15, 2021)

  1. Analyzing IEA data with R (basic level) - Dr. Justin Wild and Dr. Diego Cortes
  2. Methods for casual inference with data from international assessments - Dr. Rolf Strietholt and Dr. Andrés Strello
  3. Statistical analysis of IEA data made easy: using the IEA IDB Analyzer (basic level and language of instruction in Arabic) - Dr. Yasin Afana

Dates and deadlines

Registration deadline for presenters: September 21, 2021
Registration deadline for participants: October 19, 2021


Dubai, UAE and Virtual