ALTE holds bi-annual meetings and conferences, with one conference day on a particular theme in language assessment open to the public. From 2018 onwards, we make public a conference bibliography and the presentation slides of the plenary speakers and workshops, where possible.

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ALTE 56th Conference Day, online event, Friday 12th November 2021

Respecting diversity and bridging distances: teaching and assessment of multi profiles - From literacy to plurilingualism

Plenary presentations video recordings and slides

Danilo Rini, CVCL, University for Foreigners of PerugiaBridging distances with test takers: the impact of the ALTE audit on CELI exams - Click here to see the slides of the presentation

Prof. Daria Coppola, Dr Irene Russo, Dr Raffaella Moretti, University for Foreigners of Perugia, Plurilingual assessment of linguistic, textual, and communicative skills in multicultural Italian primary schools -  Click here to see slides of presentation.

Dr Fauve De Backer, Prof Piet Van Avermaet Centre for Diversity and Learning, Ghent University, Diversity in teaching and assessment: more than peripheral kumbaya? - Click here to see the slides of the presentation

Prof. Borbala Samu, University for Foreigners of Perugia, Teaching and testing L2 Interactional Competence online - Click here to see the slides of the presentation

Prof Lorenzo Rocca, CLIQ Association, Connecting teaching and assessment: good practices in the perspective of profiles - Click here to see the slides of the presentation

Vincent Folny, France Education International and Eugénie Marie, Direction générale des étrangers en France (DGEF), Links between the French language training offer and French language certification offer in the context of migration in France - Click here to see the slides of the presentation

ALTE 55th Conference Day, online event, Friday 6th November 2020

Pluriculturalism: Implications for Language Learning and Assessment

Plenary presentations

Prof. Belma Haznedar, Boğaziçi University, TurkeyLanguage learning and teaching in a multilingual and multicultural world

Prof. Kutlay Yagmur, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, What causes lower mathematics and reading performance of Turkish immigrant students?

Prof. Michael Byram, Durham University, UK, Potentials and limitations in the assessment of pluri/intercultural competence

Prof. Enrica Piccardo, University of Toronto, Canada, Plurilingual and pluricultural competence in the new CEFR: the mediated nature of language learning and use

Parallel sessions

Workshop - Prof. Enrica Piccardo, University of Toronto, Canada, A quality approach to CEFR implementation: from reflection to practice and backwards

Workshop - Prof. Michael Byram, Durham University, UK, Instruments for assessing pluri/intercultural competence - pros and cons

ALTE 54th Conference Day, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 8th November 2019

Monolingual testing in a multilingual reality? Language ideologies and their influence on language testing

Conference Bibliography

Workshops presentations slides

ALTE 53rd Conference Day, Ghent, Belgium, 26th April 2019

Multilingual Access to Education

Conference Bibliography

Cecilie Hamnes Carlsen, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway. Justice in practice - what it means and why it is our responsibility.

ALTE 52nd Conference Day, Salamanca, Spain, 23rd November 2018

The Roles of Test Takers and Users in Striving for Fairness

Plenary presentations slides

Workshop presentations slides

ALTE 51st Conference Day, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 13th April 2018

Multilingualism and Using Language for Specific Purposes - The Role of Assessment

Conference Bibliography

Plenary presentations slides

Workshop presentations slides

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