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.
Vanessa Tod of Macquarie University reviews Practical Writing for English Australia Journal.
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.