Call For Papers SAAEA Conference 2017

By | June 28, 2017

Call For Papers SAAEA Conference 2017

The 11th Southern Africa Association for Education Assessment (SAAEA) Conference

The Malawi National Examination Board (MANEB) will be hosting the 11th annual conference of the Southern Africa Association for Education Assessment (SAAEA) at Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi, Malawi from 17th July to 19th July 2017.

Conference Theme:

“Promoting Excellence in Assessment for Quality Education”


  1. Assessment Strategies that Promote Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  2. Strategies for Addressing Test Administration Challenges in Examinations
  3. Innovations in Assessment Practices and their Implications in Improving Quality of Examinations
  4. Factors Associated with Political, Social and Economic Policies in the Management and Administration of Public Examinations
  5. Best practices for developing examinations
  6. Grading systems in examinations

Call for Abstracts:

MANEB invites academics, assessment specialists, educators, teacher educators, teachers, students, scholars, curriculum developers, school inspectors, researchers and anybody interested and involved in assessment to participate by submitting abstracts of papers to be presented at the conference.

The abstracts, which should be written in Microsoft Word, 12 point, 1.5 spacing, Times New Roman, should reach MANEB by 25th February, 2017.  Each abstract should be approximately 250 words and should give an overview of the content of the paper.

The abstract should be accompanied by the title of the paper, the name(s) of the author(s), their institution(s) as well as e-mail address(es) and telephone numbers.  All of these details should appear at the top of the paper, before the actual abstract and should be centred, with the title written in bold.  The abstract should be sent by e-mail (as an attachment)

Submission of Papers

The authors of submitted abstracts will be notified no later than 25th March, 2017 of the status of their abstracts.  Such authors will then be expected to submit full papers as e-mail attachment by 29th April 2017.  More details regarding submission of full papers are to follow at a later stage.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission of Abstracts:                              25th February, 2017

Notification of acceptance of Abstracts:                          25th March, 2017

Deadline for submission of papers:                                  25th April, 2017

Deadline for submission of power point presentations:     10th June, 2017


For general enquiries please contact the 2017 SAAEA Conference Desk:

Mr. C R M Kananji

E-mail: or

Cell:  265999260 035 / 26501525 212