New Directions is an international conference for policy makers, researchers and practitioners involved in English Language Assessment. It provides a forum for policy makers, educational professionals and academics to interact, exchange information, and keep abreast of leading developments in the field of English language teaching, learning, and assessment. The conference showcases innovative approaches and local, national and international research.

New Directions 2019 was the British Council’s first New Directions conference in the Latin America region, bringing this expert-led event from East Asia to new audiences. The next New Directions will take place in 2021 in Bogota, Colombia.

New dates for New Directions 2021

We are delighted to announce the new dates for the 2nd New Directions in English Language Assessment Conference in Latin America! The conference will take place from 01-03 July 2021 at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia.

We will be sharing more information over the coming weeks and look forward to seeing you in Bogota.

For any immediate enquiries, please contact the team on: newdirectionslatam@britishcouncil.org.