Andrew Stokes looks at what goes on behind the scenes to ensure that a test is both fair and accurate.
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.
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.
You have students who need to take IELTS, but your institution doesn’t run IELTS classes. As a busy teacher you don’t have much spare time to support these learners. What to do?
Now that we have converted Study Skills Success, Tense Buster, Dynamic Placement Test and Road to IELTS, the big push this year is to upgrade the remaining programs to HTML5 format. Here are the five principle development targets you can look forward to.
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.
Recent developments in data protection regulations, and especially GDPR, have made Clarity think harder about how we deal with student data. In this interview, Dr Adrian Raper, Clarity’s Technical Director, who is also in overall charge of data protection, discusses where he draws the line between two opposing imperatives.
The HOPES Madad project was set up by European Union agencies to support Syrian refugees moving into higher education. In this interview, Clarity’s Technical Director Adrian Raper discusses the project, and the role played by the Dynamic Placement Test, with Harry Haynes and Hala Ahmed of the British Council.
Surely the more questions you answer in a placement test, the more points you get and the higher your score? If you can’t finish, you can’t do yourself justice. And that must invalidate the result.