Webinar Program

12:0012:15 Opening Session​

H.E Dr. Khalid Bin Abdullah Al-Sabti

Chairman of ETEC Board of Directors

H.E Dr. Salim Bin Mohammed AlMalik

Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO)

12:1513:40 First Session

How International Student Assessments Can Inform Policy and Practice to Improve Education Quality: Key learning from international assessments like PISA and TIMSS over the last 20 years

Moderator:  Dr. Maciej Jakubowski

Research Consultant at ETEC & Assistant Professor at University of Warsaw​​​

Mr. Andreas Schleicher

Director for Education and Skills, OECD

H.E. Jung Jong Chul

Vice Minister of Education South Korea

13:5015:30 Second Session

Global Case Studies: Evidence from countries that have improved in terms of their performance in international assessments to understand how they have utilized the data that they collect from international assessments for evidence-based policy making; and to discuss how they have used their experiences from participating in international assessments to strengthen their national assessments.

Moderator: Dr. Tomasz Gajderowicz

Research Consultant at ETEC & Assistant Professor at University of Warsaw

Ms. Gunda TireHead of International Assessments, Education and Youth Board of Estonia.
PolandDr. Maciej Jacubowski Assistant Professor at University of Warswa, Poland
ChileMs. Ema Lagos Campos
PISA Project National Manager, National Agency for Educational Quality
PortugalProf. Nuno CratoPresident Iniciativa Educacao Professor, Inciativa Educacao / ISEG, University of Lisbon
15:3016:50 Third Session

Islamic World Case Studies: Evidence from select Islamic countries to identify their distinct features and commonalities that influence their achievement scores; and to discuss policy initiatives where they currently use or intend to include International Large-scale Student Assessments to improve their national assessment systems and enhance their learning outcomes.

Moderator: Dr. Ahmed Said Ould Bah

Advisor of the Director General for Partnerships and International Cooperation, ICESCO

Saudi Arabia
A representative from MOE
MalaysiaDr. Sharida Hanim Binti Sarif

Principal Assistant Director International Education Research Unit TIMSS Educational Planning and Research Division Ministry of Education, Malaysia

AzerbaijanMs. Ulkar Babayeva
Deputy Director of the Institute of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Morocco Ahmed CHAIBI Head of Evaluation Division of the Directorate of Evaluation and Organization of School Life and Inter-Academic Training
16:5017:00 Closing Session 
The Future Horizons

Dr. Aditi Bhutoria

Research Consultant at ETEC & Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Dr. Koumbou Boly Barry

Head of Education Sector, ICESCO 

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