The LTRC has expertise in school-based assessment in English and other languages. Government funded projects carried out in Australian schools include the evaluation of assessment tools and frameworks for speakers of English as a second or foreign language and measurement of school achievements in Asian languages.
ARC Linkage Grant (Occupational English Test Writing Criteria)
The ‘Towards Improved Quality of Written Patient Records’ project was completed in 2017. Industry partner: Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment.
Language proficiency screening options for the National Authority for Interpreters and Translators (NAATI)
NAATI approached us with the request of conducting a feasibility study. Since then, we have been engaged in several projects.
Virtual English as an Additional Language (EAL) New Arrivals program
Responding to challenges associated with the provision of adequate language support for newly-arrived students in geographically isolated areas
Australian Defence Force School of Languages (DFSL) project
The Australian Defence Force commissioned the Language Testing Research Centre (LTRC) to assess their School of Language's curriculum.