Executive Series

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."
Judson Hart
Director of Curriculum, Emmersion