Graduate School hosts prestigious Language Testing conference
19 November 2012
At the Graduate School of Education from 16-18 November, Dr Guoxing Yu, Senior Lecturer, chaired the 32nd annual Language Testing Forum (LTF), the premier language testing conference in the UK.
LTF 2012 participants
Highlights were the invited opening lecture on technology-enhanced assessment by the Graduate School’s Professor Patricia Broadfoot (16 November) and the closing lecture on standards and assessment by Professor Barry O’Sullivan, British Council (18 November).
The Graduate School of Education has an excellent track record in research and training in language testing. The 20th LTF chaired by Professor Pauline Rea-Dickins was also hosted at the Graduate School. Research project funders include ESRC, DFID, ESRC/DFID, British Academy, British Council, Educational Testing Service (Princeton, USA), European Commission, and SSHRC (Canada).
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