London: Hundreds of new school teachers in Britain are going to teach pupils in their classrooms despite having struggled themselves up to 39 attempts to clear even basic literacy and numeracy tests.
Trainee teachers are required to pass the online tests to qualify for their chosen profession. But many of them are joining schools despite having repeatedly failed in online tests of their basic skills.
Eight percent of the candidates needed to take three or more re-sits before they ...
Princeton, N.J. (December 15, 2011) —
For the second consecutive year, Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEFL® test, announced the launch of the TOEFL Scholarship Program in Japan. Created specifically for Japanese students, the 2012 TOEFL Scholarship Program will award five scholarships valued at a total of US$40,000. Scholarship funding can be applied to either undergraduate or graduate study for the 2012 academic year.
"ETS is pleased to announce that ...
ETS Hosts High-Profile English Language Learning Symposium to Celebrate the TOEFL® Test's 30th Anniversary in China
Beijing, China (December 14, 2011) —
Leading government officials from China and the United States, world-renowned English language learning experts, and business executives are convening today to discuss best practices, trends, and innovative ideas regarding English language learning as a critical tool to promote China's economic growth and global leadership.
The half-day symposium, English Language Learning: A Key Component for China's Global Competiveness, is co-organized by the ...
ETS Announces the Second Annual TOEFL® Scholarship Program to Honor Outstanding Students in Taiwan
Princeton, N.J. (December 1, 2011) —
For the second consecutive year, Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced the launch of the TOEFL® Scholarship Program in Taiwan. Created specifically for Taiwanese students, the 2012 TOEFL Scholarship Program will award 10 scholarships valued at a total of approximately US$40,000, an increase of US$10,000 in award funding from 2011. Scholarship funding can be applied to either undergraduate or graduate study for the 2012 academic ...
By Yun Suh-young
TOEFL candidates will now be able to find all the information needed for taking the exam with a single click.
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) unveiled its new program TOEFL Journey which guides test takers from registration to application to schools, through a demonstration of the program on Nov. 11. It has been launched for the first time in Korea.
The TOEFL Journey, available in English, Korean, and Chinese, is built to be a guide throughout the test-taking ...
Princeton, N.J. (November 23, 2011) —
Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, announced today the launch of the 2012 ETS Scholarship Program in Korea.
For the fourth consecutive year, this scholarship program will honor Korean TOEFL and TOEIC test takers who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.
ETS will recognize 48 scholarship winners (24 TOEFL test takers and 24 TOEIC test takers) by awarding a total of US$144,000 in ...
Princeton, N.J. (November 22, 2011) —
Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, announced today the launch of the 2012 ETS Scholarship Program in China.
The 2012 ETS Scholarship Program will award over one million RMB in scholarship funding, including 46 TOEFL Scholarships, 40 TOEIC Scholarships, and 40 TOEIC Bridge™ Scholarships. For the third consecutive year, this scholarship program will honor Chinese students who have demonstrated ...
Minister for Immigration Announces TOEFL® Test Score Equivalencies for Student Visas in Australia
Princeton, N.J. (October 14, 2011) —
Following the approval by the Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship of the TOEFL® test for student visas in May 2011, the Minister has now accepted the test score equivalencies identified by ETS research for the TOEFL test when compared to International English Language Testing System (IELTS®) scores. The new score equivalencies will likely come into effect on November 5, 2011.
"We are delighted that the Minister has ...
Beijing, China (October 10, 2011) —
Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the TOEFL® test and the GRE® revised General Test, will participate at the upcoming China Education Expo as well as the QS World Grad Tour 2011™ in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Students will be able to speak with ETS representatives to learn more about the two most prominent assessments used to gain admission into institutions of higher education around the world. Attendees will also have the ...
Seoul, KOREA (October 7, 2011) —
At an award ceremony yesterday in Seoul, Managing Director of Educational Testing Service (ETS) Global BV, Zoubir Yazid, announced the winners of the 2011 ETS Scholarship Program in Korea. Established in 2008, the ETS Scholarship Program recognizes academic excellence by Korean test takers of the TOEIC® and TOEFL® tests.
ETS, creator of the TOEIC and TOEFL tests, honored 30 high-performing Korean students with awards totaling approximately ...