ALTE holds bi-annual meetings and conferences, with one conference day on a particular theme in language assessment open to the public. From 2018 onwards, we make public a conference bibliography and the presentation slides of the plenary speakers and workshops, where possible.
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ALTE 57th Conference Day, hybrid event, Paris, France, Friday 22nd April 2022
The future place of humans in language assessment
Plenary presentations video recordings and slides
Dominique Casanova, Le français des affaires, CCI Paris Île-de-France, France, Technology in language assessment: have we already opened Pandora's Box? - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Dr Fumiyo Nakatsuhara, CRELLA, University of Bedfordshire, UK and Dr Lyn May, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Eliciting pragmatic and interactional competence in semi-direct speaking tests - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Professor Thomas François, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, Automated essay scoring: where do you stand and where are we going? - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Dr Erik Voss, Columbia University, USA, The supporting role of technology in learning-oriented assessment - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
ALTE 56th Conference Day, online event, Friday 12th November 2021
Respecting diversity and bridging distances: teaching and assessment of multi profiles - From literacy to plurilingualism
Plenary presentations video recordings and slides
Danilo Rini, CVCL, University for Foreigners of Perugia, Bridging distances with test takers: the impact of the ALTE audit on CELI exams - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Prof. Daria Coppola, Dr Irene Russo, Dr Raffaella Moretti, University for Foreigners of Perugia, Plurilingual assessment of linguistic, textual, and communicative skills in multicultural Italian primary schools - Click here to see slides of presentation.
Dr Fauve De Backer, Prof Piet Van Avermaet Centre for Diversity and Learning, Ghent University, Diversity in teaching and assessment: more than peripheral kumbaya? - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Prof. Borbala Samu, University for Foreigners of Perugia, Teaching and testing L2 Interactional Competence online - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Prof Lorenzo Rocca, CLIQ Association, Connecting teaching and assessment: good practices in the perspective of profiles - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Vincent Folny, France Education International and Eugénie Marie, Direction générale des étrangers en France (DGEF), Links between the French language training offer and French language certification offer in the context of migration in France - Click here to see the slides of the presentation
Prof. Belma Haznedar, Boğaziçi University, Turkey, Language learning and teaching in a multilingual and multicultural world
Prof. Kutlay Yagmur, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, What causes lower mathematics and reading performance of Turkish immigrant students?
Prof. Michael Byram, Durham University, UK, Potentials and limitations in the assessment of pluri/intercultural competenceProf. Enrica Piccardo, University of Toronto, Canada, Plurilingual and pluricultural competence in the new CEFR: the mediated nature of language learning and use
Workshop - Prof. Enrica Piccardo, University of Toronto, Canada, A quality approach to CEFR implementation: from reflection to practice and backwards
Workshop - Prof. Michael Byram, Durham University, UK, Instruments for assessing pluri/intercultural competence - pros and cons
ALTE 54th Conference Day, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 8th November 2019
Monolingual testing in a multilingual reality? Language ideologies and their influence on language testing
Workshops presentations slides
Cecilie Hamnes Carlsen, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway. Justice in practice - what it means and why it is our responsibility.
ALTE 51st Conference Day, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 13th April 2018
Multilingualism and Using Language for Specific Purposes - The Role of Assessment
Plenary presentations slides
Workshop presentations slides
Dr Bart Deygers, CNaVT, Belgium. University admission L2 tests: Knowing what you need to measure, and actually measuring it
Dr Dina Vîlcu, Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania and Dr Koen Van Gorp, Michigan State University, USA. Developing LSP tests for different contexts: Exploring the usability of the ALTE LSP Guidelines