The Impact of Language Frameworks on Assessment, Learning and Teaching, viewed from the perspectives of Policies, Procedures and Challenges

7-9 July 2011 in Kraków, Poland

ALTE international conferences are among the largest multilingual events for the global language assessment community. This year's conference – hosted by the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland – was no exception, with over 100 presenters, and plenary and keynote speakers representing some of the leading voices in the field, including Professor Lyle Bachman, Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of California, and Professor Elana Shohamy, Chair of the Language Education Programme at the School of Education, Tel Aviv University.

Studies in Language Testing (SiLT) – Conference volume now in preparation

All conference speakers are invited to submit an edited version of their paper for possible inclusion in a special volume of Studies in Language Testing (SiLT). The volume, to be published in spring 2013, will be edited by Dr Michael Milanovic, ALTE Manager, keynote speaker Professor Cyril J Weir, and Dr Evelina Galaczi, and will be published jointly by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and Cambridge University Press.

For more information on how to submit your paper:

You can now download a number of presentations from ALTE Krakow 2011

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