EduMetric 2014 - International Seminar on Educational Research and Measurement

Education and labour market are two strands that shape the seminar profile. Well managed interplay of these two areas is a necessary condition for successful economies. Psychometricians and researchers are called for supporting policymakers, schools principals, teachers, entrepreneurs and managers. The first to provide services in educational testing, certification, licensure and competence diagnosis. The second to investigate social mechanisms which form teaching, learning and working context. Providing valid and reliable information is a must for running evidence based policy as well as to support day-to-day actions of educators at schools and managers at companies.

The scope of the seminar includes topics on applied psychometrics, social mechanisms investigation in domain of education and labour market, school education, lifelong learning, education and labour market policies evaluation and other areas of educational and labour market research and also interplay between them. Special focus is given to international comparisons and practical applications. The seminar aims to promote most up to date measurement knowledge, best research practices and built vital researchers network.

The formula of the seminar is to allow young researchers learn and collect feedback from experts in field. The seminar is open to policymakers, practitioners and others who cares about effective education system which actively interact with labour market needs.

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Honorary Patronage

EduMetric 2014 is organised under honorary patronage of:

  • Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska - Minister of Education

  • Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz - Minister of Labour and Social Policy

  • Marek Sowa - Marshal of the Malopolska Region


Dofinansowanie z projektu systemowego realizowanego przez Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych w Warszawie ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Społecznego w ramach Programu Operacyjnego Kapitał Ludzki, Priorytet III: Wysoka jakość systemu oświaty, Poddziałanie 3.1.1 Tworzenie warunków i narzędzi do monitorowania, ewaluacji i badań systemu oświaty.


Institute of Sociology of the Jagiellonian Univeristy