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.

Please note that the dates of the conference are provisional and still to be confirmed.

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'.

Further details about the programme of the conference will be available nearer the time.


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


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