The CICED session was organized within the framework of the EAOKO VII Annual International Conference “Assessment of the quality of education at different levels”, which was held in Dushanbe in October 2018.


The speakers were the leading Russian experts, specialists from the Moscow City University, the Open Institute “Developing Education” and the Russian Academy of Education.


The developers presented the progress of work on expanding the SAM bank of items for primary and secondary school and discussed the mechanism for transferring the SAM taxonomy to other subjects. SAM tools for primary schools and tools that were developed in 2016–2018 were presented. Special attention was paid to methods aimed at improving educational results, including the tool “Lesson with in-built diagnostics” and the Tool for Diagnosing Teaching Practices.