Dr. Dirk Hasedt
Executive Director , International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) – The Netherlands
Dr. Dirk Hastedt is the Executive Director of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). He was previously Co-Director of the IEA Data Processing and Research Center (IEA DPC) based in Hamburg, Germany, since 2001, where he was responsible for the center’s international field of work.
Dr. Hastedt oversees the IEA’s operations, studies, and services. His mission is to drive the overall strategic vision of IEA, and to enhance the quality and growth of the organization's international portfolio. He is dedicated to recruiting countries for study participation worldwide and to developing and maintaining effective relationships with member countries, researchers, policy makers, and other key players in the education sector.
Dr. Hastedt serves as the acting chair of the IEA Technical Executive Group (TEG), and is also co-editor in chief of the IEA-ETS-Research Institute’s journal ‘Large-Scale Assessments in Education’.
He holds a PhD from the University of Vienna.