Language Testing Forum

Language Testing Forum
Session 1: 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Friday 18 November 2022
Session 2: 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Friday, 25 November 2022

This forum was an opportunity to hear from a range of English language test providers for an update on their current testing, including:

  • Primary usage
  • Test types available
  • Security of testing
  • Research on validity and reliability
  • Equivalence to the CEFR and other tests

An introduction was provided by Associate Professor Ute Knoch, Director of the Language Testing Research Centre at the University of Melbourne, on Friday 18 November 2022.

Participants were encouraged to review the IEAA Guide to English language policy making in Higher Education prior to the event.

Videos and Presentations Available Below

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The following English Language Tests were included in the forum.

Friday 18 November 2022

  • Duolingo
  • Linguaskill
  • PTE

Friday 25 November 2022

  • LanguageCert
  • Password
  • Versant

Each UECA Member Centre was welcome to include 3-4 staff members with relevant expertise and interest in language testing. The presentations were geared towards staff with testing expertise rather than marketing or admissions staff.

The event was conducted on Zoom with time for questions after each presentation.

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Session 1 Presentations Video and Downloads


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Session 2 Presentations Video and Downloads


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