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 Asia to new audiences. The next New Directions will take place in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2020.

Date: Thursday 27th August to Saturday 29th August 2020
Venue: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá D.C., Colombia

The call for proposals for New Directions 2020 in Bogotá is now open.