Etherton Education, based in Somerset in the UK, provides academic summer courses to students looking to study in a British boarding school or university. They explain why and how they have been using the Dynamic Placement Test for the last two years.
In this article, first published in the EL Gazette, Andrew Stokes explains how the current approach to student recruitment often fails both the student and the university.
Earlier this month, we held a standard setting event for the Dynamic Placement Test and initiated many engaging discussions with ELT and assessment experts from all over the globe. Let’s talk about how it went and what our future plans are for the test.
We look at three ideas for using Road to IELTS in class to help students with the Speaking test.
Andrew Stokes asks whether students should be tested via their mobiles — and whether they should even know they are being assessed.
Andrew Stokes looks at what goes on behind the scenes to ensure that a test is both fair and accurate.
Pete Sharma, co-founder of Pete Sharma Associates, specialises in every aspect of blended learning. He is a teacher trainer, writer and prolific conference speaker. He caught up with Clarity’s Adrian Raper at IATEFL in Liverpool.
Students do most of their day-to-day writing on mobile, so it’s only logical they should use their devices to learn to write.
How do Clarity’s programs get to your student’s phones, and what does a database in the Cloud look like? What makes the system reliable and why is Clarity upgrading?
On a visit to British Council Paris, Clarity's Andrew Stokes talked to Tanguy Perrichot on providing IELTS support to universities in France. They discussed a successful approach to guided self-access.