How Access to Improved Language Testing Allows for Better Opportunities
Recorded Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 3:00 UK Time
Join industry experts in a roundtable discussion of how a democratic digital transformation of language testing will lead to better employment and educational opportunities for students worldwide.
In order to close the global communication gap, there are long-standing inequities in language assessment and instruction that need to be corrected.
These barriers include restricted access, rising costs, and content bias that perpetuate imbalances in who benefits from improving language ability.
Large amounts of assessment data from reliable language ability assessments forms a picture, over time, of typical patterns, mistakes, and areas of improvement for language learners.
"[As a result of the pandemic], there's a potential for us to shift our thinking, to become a little bit more open to [understanding] how learning and the interactions...across a system of education can change."
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