IAEA was conceived as an international association of measurement agencies in 1974. Since then, it has grown and developed and now has over 170 members ranging from Individuals, Primary and Affiliate Organisations.
To improve communication among organizations involved in educational assessment by sharing professional expertise through conferences and publications, and by providing a framework within which cooperative research, training, and projects involving educational assessment, can be undertaken. To make expertise in assessment techniques more readily available for the solution of educational problems. To cooperate with other agencies having complementary interests. To engage in other activities for the improvement of assessment techniques and their appropriate use by educational agencies around the world.
Professional interchange; conferences; workshops; publications and electronic dissemination.