We completed the switch-over to the new version of Road to IELTS on 3 December. At that point we said goodbye to V2. Over the course of its life, V2 racked up an impressive 21,823,544 sessions and was used in almost every country in the world — from Australia to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Your student took a placement test. The result was B2. You believe he is B1. What went wrong?
As teachers, from time to time we need to be inspired. Here is a heart-warming story of a Filipino nurse who made the grade.
At the British Council New Directions conference in Kuala Lumpur this month, Adrian Raper described two ways that Artificial Intelligence can help teachers grade student writing.
Sean McDonald of telc Language Tests explains why not all tests are created equal.
Andrew Stokes asks Idah Chunga and Justina Kilumelume how the British Council helps IELTS candidates in Zambia.
Andrew Stokes argues that a four-minute video can get teachers over the crucial first hurdle in learning how to use a new online resource.
Subramoni Iyer describes how his experience with students and teachers in Syria led to localised test instructions and a pre-test video.
Clarity’s Technical Director, Adrian Raper, considers the issue of fairness when students are taking the same test on different devices.
Vivying Cheng has been upgrading Clarity’s programs to HTTPS. She discusses with Andrew Stokes on how the move towards greater security is a good thing for both teachers and students — and everyone else.