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Certificate

Professional Certificate in Language Assessment

      Course overview

      • 6 months part time
      • Online
      • Available to domestic and international students.
      • Term 1 Intake - February and Term 3 Intake - July

      Overview

      In today’s classroom, language teachers need a firm understanding of the role that assessment and evaluation has on the learning outcomes of their students. To drive positive results, language teachers need to be able to design effective and reliable assessments.

      The Professional Certificate in Language Assessment will give you the confidence to deliver high quality tests and the ability to evaluate the value of your existing assessments. Developed by the Language Testing Research Centre with over 30 years’ experience, this is one of the few online courses that specialises in language assessment.

      This practical course will enhance your language and ESL testing expertise with a specific set of practical skills in test development and evaluation. You’ll grow an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical issues in this field, which will extend your capacity as a well-rounded language educator and help you deliver more robust results for students.

      Offered 100% online, this accessible, affordable and flexibly-delivered course will give you access to internationally renowned researchers in language and testing and assessment. Learning from the best, you’ll quickly gain the specialist knowledge you need, at a time and place that suits you.

      Course aims:

      We’ve designed this course to improve the standard of language assessment literacy and ESL testing around the world across a broad range of contexts. You’ll become proficient in developing and evaluating language tests which will enhance the day-to-day running of your language program. This will also determine how your students’ progress – and excel.

      The Professional Certificate in Language Assessment has been developed to offer a real-world focus on language assessment in educational contexts. What’s distinctive about this course is that in just 6 months you’ll gain the expertise you need to progress your language and ESL testing skills and improve student outcomes.