In a paper published in IATEFL Tea Today, Trevor Breakspear outlines key issues in the design of autorated speaking tests.
What we've been doing
IELTS SpeakUP explained to our customer service team
Aptis for Teens Webinar with Archimedes School with Chris Redmond
Jonathan Dixon delivers an Aptis Webinar for stakeholders in Taiwan
Jonathan Dixon delivers a workshop on the CEFR
Aptis General Webinar with College of Technology II with Chris Redmond
EAAST hosted a 3-day online workshop along with our partners at FLTRP
The team ran an invited panel discussion at the 28th KOTESOL International Conference
William Bayliss and Trevor Breakspear presented with Barry O'Sullivan, discussing the implications of using AI in language assessment
Christopher Redmond conducts Aptis webinar
Jonathan Dixon observed lessons by English teachers in China and provided feedback
William Bayliss and Radosveta Valkova delivered a workshop: Online assessment: practical solutions for teachers
Neil Ryder and Johnathan Dixon conducted the 3-day online session of our IELTS Teacher Essentials course
Christopher Redmond recently published an article about IELTS teaching in the Korea TESOL Conference Proceedings. Click to read it.
Trevor Breakspear delivered a webinar on autorating technologies and assessment
Radosveta Valkova presented at the seminar on AI Accelerating English Teaching Reform
Trevor Breakspear shared research about AI and assessment solutions at the VietTESOL online conference
Sheryl Cook, Jonathan Dixon, and Radosveta Valkova will be joining lead educators, Richard Spiby and Carolyn Westbrook, in moderating Language Assessment in the Classroom MOOC.
ISL is a unique collaboration between the IELTS partners: the British Council, Cambridge Assessment, IDP, and iFLYTEK- global leader in speech recognition and natural language processing.
The East Asia Assessment Solutions Team hosted a series of IELTS Speaking and Writing webinars for teachers based in Mainland China and East Asia.
EAAST helped IELTS candidates by designing a comprehensive study guide to help them with their exam preparation.
The British Council’s 7th New Directions conference in East Asia brought this expert-led event back to Japan for the second time.
Christopher Redmond delivered a workshop on positive IELTS workshop at the 27th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference in Seoul.
Jonathan Dixon represented us at The Vietnam Language Assessment Symposium in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Our Chongqing-based consultant, Christopher Redmond, visited Hong Kong to conduct 2 IELTS Top Tips workshops for students.
Our team member, Taufique Hasan, delivered a workshop at the recent TEFLIN International Conference in Medan, Indonesia.
From 19-21 July, together with our partners FLTRP and Unipus, we conducted the 3-day face-to-face session of our IELTS Teacher Essentials course to almost 100 teachers from all over China.
EAAST was heavily represented at the annual CALTA conference in Guangzhou! Click to find out more about our role there.
IELTS Top Tips is a popular presentation for students preparing to take their IELTS test.
Our Shanghai-based consultant, Evan Simpson, recently delivered the IELTS Speaking and Writing workshop in Changsha. Click on the title to find out more!