This course focuses on school/classroom-based assessment. It provides the latest information on the theoretical principles of language testing and assessment and discusses the implementation of the principles in real life practices. The primary focus of the course being language assessment in a classroom context, the course addresses the importance of assessment for learning and of learning. In addition, the course provides the learners with knowledge and skills required for critically examining the existing tests and selecting or developing appropriate tests for their own academic context/s.

Three hours of instructor-led discussion per week.