ALTE SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting, Arnhem, Netherlands, 26 February 2015


Cito will host the ALTE SIG Meetings in Arnhem, Netherlands, 26 – 27 February 2015. The SIGs are open to representatives of ALTE Members and Institutional Affiliates.

Further information will be available nearer the time
 

ALTE 45th Meeting and Conference, London,19 November 2014


ALTE’s 45th bi-annual Meeting and Conference will be hosted by Trinity College London and will take place in London, 19 - 21 November, 2014.

The first two days of meetings will be for representatives of ALTE Members and Institutional Affiliates only, and the final day, Friday 21st November, will be an Open Conference Day for all those with an interest in language testing. The theme of the conference day will be Innovation in Language Testing.

The conference will be preceded by a two-day Auditor Orientation and Training Session, and a two-day Testing Course on 17-18 November, and will be followed by a one-day Foundation Course on 22nd November.

Draft programme 

 

ALTE Summer Testing Courses, Sèvres, 15 September 2014


The ALTE Introductory Course in Language Testing

ALTE is running a week-long Introductory Course in Language Testing in Sèvres, France, 15 -19 September 2014. The course will be taught by Dr Lynda Taylor, University of Bedfordshire and Consultant to Cambridge English Language Assessment and Professor Cyril Weir of the University of Bedfordshire.

Course Outline

Programme


Further details about the ALTE Summer Testing course taking place in Sèvres, France, 22-26 September 2014 will be available soon.
 

ALTE Foundation Course in Language Testing: Getting Started - 9 April 2014


ALTE is running a one-day course which will take place in Sèvres, near Paris, France, on Wednesday 9th April.

The course will be taught by Annie Broadhead, Consultant to Cambridge English Language Assessment, and is suitable for those with little or no experience and limited technical knowledge of language testing. Accommodation is available on site at a reduced rate for participants.

Course outline

For more information about the accommodation in Sèvres, please click here

For more information about practical information on how to get to Sèvres, please click here

To register, please go to www.alte.org/event/

ALTE SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting, Sèvres - 7 April 2014


ALTE SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting, Sèvres, April 2014

The Centre international d'études pédagogiques (CIEP) will host the ALTE SIG Meetings in Sèvres, France, 7th – 9th April, 2014. The SIGs are open to representatives of ALTE Members and Institutional Affiliates.

Programme English

Programme French


For more information about the accommodation in Sèvres, please click here
For more information about practical information on how to get to Sèvres, please click here


To register, please go www.alte.org/event/

 
Réunions de travail ALTE (Groupes d’intérêt spécifique), Sèvres, Avril 2014

Le Centre international d’études pédagogiques (CIEP) accueillera les réunions de travail ALTE (Groupes d’intérêt spécifique) à Sèvres du 7 au 9 avril 2014. Les groupes de travail spécifiques sont ouverts aux représentants des membres d’ALTE et aux membres affiliés.

Programme en anglais

Programme en français


Pour plus de renseignements sur l’hébergement au CIEP, cliquer ici
Pour plus de renseignements sur les informations pratiques pour venir à Sèvres, cliquer ici


Pour vous inscrire, aller à www.alte.org/event/

ALTE Auditing System Training Programme - 7 April 2014


The next round of Orientation and Training for auditees and auditors will take place in the week of the ALTE 5th International Conference in April 2014. The Programme consists of two parts:


7th April 2014 - Orientation to the ALTE Auditing System
• Introduction to the audit system, the documentation, requirements, responsibilities and Minimum Standards.


8th April 2014 - Auditor Training
• Advanced training on judging a validity argument, the Minimum Standards and report writing, for auditors and auditees.


The Orientation Session is obligatory for representatives of Members and Institutional Affiliates wishing to be audited and both sessions are obligatory for all those wishing to train as ALTE auditors. However, representatives of organisations planning an audit will also benefit from the Auditor Training Session.

Accommodation is available on site at a reduced rate for course participants.

For more information about the accommodation in Sèvres, please click here

For more information about practical information on how to get to Sèvres, please click here


To register please go to www.alte.org/event/

 
 

ALTE Course on Validating Examinations with Fewer Candidates - 7 April 2014


ALTE is running a short course on Validating Examinations with Fewer Candidates in Sèvres, near Paris, France, 7th – 8th April 2014. The course will be run by Mark Elliott, Cambridge English Language Assessment and Jane Lloyd, ALTE Validation Unit, and will take place just prior to the ALTE 5th International Conference which takes place in Paris, 10-11 April.

The course will look at issues related to test construction, construct validity, data collection and analysis, and the interpretation of results, within the context of examinations with small candidatures. It will be useful for those working in small-scale testing operations as well as teachers who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of language assessment. Participants are not expected to have a profound knowledge of the subject area. Accommodation is available on site at a reduced rate for participants.
 

Course outline

Programme

For more information about the accommodation in Sèvres, please click here

For more information about practical information on how to get to Sèvres, please click here

To register, please go to www.alte.org/event/

ALTE SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting, Frankfurt - 20 February 2014


 ALTE SIG (Special Interest Group) Meeting, Frankfurt, February 2014
The next ALTE SIG Meetings will be hosted by telc GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany, 20th-21st February 2014. The SIGs are open to representatives of ALTE Members and Institutional Affiliates. 

Programme

Practical Information

To register, please go to: www.alte.org/events