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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Prof. Belma Haznedar, Boğaziçi University, Turkey, Language 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 competenceProf. Enrica Piccardo, University of Toronto, Canada, Plurilingual and pluricultural competence in the new CEFR: the mediated nature of language learning and use
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
Workshops presentations slides
Cecilie Hamnes Carlsen, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway. Justice in practice - what it means and why it is our responsibility.
ALTE 51st Conference Day, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 13th April 2018
Multilingualism and Using Language for Specific Purposes - The Role of Assessment
Plenary presentations slides
Workshop presentations slides
Dr Bart Deygers, CNaVT, Belgium. University admission L2 tests: Knowing what you need to measure, and actually measuring it
Dr Dina Vîlcu, Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania and Dr Koen Van Gorp, Michigan State University, USA. Developing LSP tests for different contexts: Exploring the usability of the ALTE LSP Guidelines