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The management of language diversity in educational settings

For language empowerment to take place in diverse environments, policy, planning, instruction and assessment all need to be aligned. Several NExLA members were recently involved in highlighting how language testing can contribute to achieving this harmony. 136 more words

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Transformation and transition: four perspectives from the south on academic literacy assessment in times of change


At the upcoming LTRC 2018 in Auckland, several NExLA members will be involved in one of six symposia featuring top scholars from around the world. 604 more words

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Is language proficiency measurable?

For the past few years, ESL teachers have been pushed to focus their efforts on helping their students achieve ‘measurable objectives.’ Am I the only person who finds this a strange idea? 342 more words

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Comments invited on translation of ILTA Code of Ethics into Afrikaans

The Code of Ethics of the International Language Testing Association (ILTA) is a guide to language testers of how they should conduct their business in ways that are caring and compassionate, and at the same time deliberate and professional. 255 more words

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Episode 67: Cambridge Main Suite Exams, Mental Health, and The Committee of 12

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.

In this episode, Matthew charts the history of the Cambridge Main Suite exams, Matt leads a discussion on the mental health issues in ELT, and Rob introduces The Committee of 12 as his pioneer(s). 69 more words


ILTA Code of Ethics to be translated into Afrikaans

Tineke Brunfaut, coordinator of a project of the International Language Testing Association (ILTA; http://www.iltaonline.com/) that aims to have the ILTA Code of ethics translated into more languages, has approached us to have it translated into Afrikaans. 210 more words

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