PROMOTING QUALITY AND STANDARDS
In English Language Assessment Worldwide
As English language testing advances, being aware of the latest trends and developments and having opportunities to exchange ideas and solutions with other industry affiliates benefits your professional growth, as well as the field itself. Feel informed, supported and inspired by joining the English Language Testing Society (ELTS).
What We're About
People interested in language testing
Our goal at the English Language Testing Society (ELTSociety) is to become the leading advocate for excellence in English language testing. This includes large-scale proficiency testing, as well as the achievement testing happening with teachers and students in the classroom. We strive to advance, improve, promote and develop a widespread understanding of guidelines and best practices for language assessment worldwide.
Our Mission is to promote quality and standards for assessment of English as-a-Second or Foreign Language worldwide.
Our vision is to be recognized as the premier international organization for teachers and other professionals in the field of ESL/EFL testing.
Together we amass decades of experience in the International Education field. Our trustees' knowledge ranges from standardized test creation, international business and administration, teaching and much more.
Is Membership Right for You?
In the last article, I discussed English education up until college admission and pointed out some problems—most notably how unbalanced assessments affect the ways young people study English.
Here, I would like to mention the status of college education in our country.
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