ALTE Foundation Course in Language Testing: Getting Started, Helsinki, Finland - 19 November 2016


ALTE will run a one-day 'Foundation Course in Language Testing: Getting Started' on Saturday 19th November 2016 in the House of Science and Letters, Helsinki, Finland.
The course will be ran by Annie Broadhead, consultant of ALTE.
For more information, please look at the course outline.
The cost of the course will be €140 (€120 for Members and Affiliates).

Course Outline

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Orientation to ALTE Audit System Training - 16 November 2016


The next round of the Orientation to ALTE Audit System Training session will take place on Wednesday, 16th November 2016, at the Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki, Finland. The session will provide information on the following topics:


• Introduction to the audit system;
• The documentation;
• Requirements;
• Responsibilities;
• Minimum Standards.


This Session is obligatory for representatives of Members and Institutional Affiliates wishing to be audited.

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ALTE 49th Meeting and Conference, Helsinki, Finland - 16 November 2016


The ALTE 49th bi-annual Meeting and Conference will be hosted by University of Jyväskylä and the National Board of Education, and it will take place in Helsinki, Finland,16th – 18th November 2016.

The first two days of meetings will be for ALTE members and institutional affiliates only, and the final day, Friday 18th November 2016, will be an open conference day for all those with an interest in language testing. The theme of the conference day will be ‘The Future of Digital Assessment'.

Draft Programme

Practical Information

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ALTE Standardisation session (only for ALTE auditors) - 15 November 2016


Prior to the ALTE Conference, ALTE is organising a one-day of Standardisation session, Helsinki, Finland, Tuesday 15th November, 2016 at the Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki, Finland.

This session is a requirement for ALTE Auditors. It is aiming to provide in-depth understanding of ALTE Minimum Standards and help with reviewing and interpreting information when writing audit reports. The detailed programme of the session will be finalised closer to the date.

Please note that there is no charge for the ALTE Auditor Standardisation Session.

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ALTE Course ‘A Brief Guide to Learning Oriented Language Assessment’ - 14 November 2016


ALTE is running a two-day course: ‘A Brief Guide to Learning Oriented Language Assessment’ in Helsinki, Finland, 14th- 15th November, 2016.

The course will be run by Dr Anthony Green, (CRELLA) University of Bedfordshire, and will take place just prior to the ALTE 49th Meeting and Conference, in Helsinki, 14th – 15th November 2016. The venue of the course is at the Finnish National Board of Education, Helsinki, Finland. The cost of the course is €450 (€350 for ALTE Members and Affiliates).

Course overview and programme

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ALTE Summer Testing Courses, Cambridge,12 - 23 September 2016


ALTE Course in Technology in Language Test Production and Validation

ALTE is running a week-long course in Technology in Language Test Production and Validation, in Cambridge, UK, 12th – 16th September 2016. The course will be presented by Professor Stephen Bax, Professor of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the Open University, UK, with invited contributions from selected specialist speakers.

Course Outline

The Programme of this course will be available soon

 

ALTE Introductory Course in Language Testing

The ALTE Introductory Course in Language Testing will take place in Cambridge, UK, 19th – 23rd September 2016. The course will be taught by Professor Cyril Weir of the University of Bedfordshire, Dr Nahal Khabbazbashi and Ms Maggie Dunlop (PhD Candidate), both from Cambridge English Language Assessment.

Course outline

Programme

For more information about the venue of the courses and practical information on how to get to Cambridge, please click here

To register to one or both the ALTE Summer Testing Courses, please click here