T123 has a core of experienced project managers and an extensive consultant list featuring highly respected names in the EFL industry. Our ability to coordinate industry experts allows us to provide quality, tailor-made solutions on time.
This tutor-led course is delivered online and is for experienced teachers and ELT materials writers who want to acquire a foundational knowledge of test writing.
Our assessment experts have designed this course to give participants a good understanding of the background to assessment as well as the theory and practice of item writing. The course covers the fundamentals of item writing, such as test purposes and the qualities of a good test, as well as exploring how to write different task types, identifying appropriate source material, and targeting relevant assessment criteria.
Throughout the course, your learning will be facilitated by your course tutor, including two live online sessions. You will work closely with colleagues in your tutor group to build the collaborative skills required in the item production process.
In each unit, you will be given suggestions for further study, reading and practice to guide you in your continued development of your item writing skills.
After completing the course, you will have a good understanding of both theory and best practice in English language assessment today. You will have a greater awareness of the issues to be considered when item writing and how to address them, and have had practice in writing and editing your own items.
All participants who complete at least 80% of the course will receive a Certificate of Participation. Those who opt to complete an additional assignment will receive a Certificate of Successful Achievement.
Language Level: C1
Minimum age: 21
Location: online course with tutor mediation and hosted on a secure learning platform
Course dates: tbc
Course length: 40 – 45 hours over 7 weeks (5-7 hours a week)
This self-access test writing course is ideal for English language teachers and materials writers who want to start learning how to create CEFR-aligned English language assessment tasks.
Our English language assessment specialists have designed this course to introduce you to the fundamental skills needed to produce quality reading, writing, listening and speaking test items.
Learn how to create various materials that are fair, inclusive, and aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference using test writing tools.
T123 Test Editing Course
This self-access course introduces new test materials writers and editors to the fundamentals of editing English language assessment materials.
English language assessment specialists have developed this introductory self-access course to teach you how to prepare for and undertake the editing of reading and listening tasks.
Learn what successful editors must consider when evaluating test material and giving feedback to item writers, before testing your new skills with practical activities.
Talk to us today to discover how we can help with your assessment needs.