Language testing experts gather at ALTE conference in London

10 Nov 2014

London is the chosen location for next week's conference for experts in language testing.

ALTE – the Association of Language Testers in Europe – is holding its 45th Meeting and Conference at Senate House in London’s Bloomsbury area from 19 - 21 November, 2014. It is being hosted by Trinity College London.

Topics to be explored include new approaches in assessing speaking, assessing young learners and web-based solutions for the assessment of speaking and writing.

The first two days of this event are solely for representatives of ALTE Members and Institutional Affiliates.

The final day, Friday 21 November, is an Open Conference Day for all those with an interest in language testing. The theme for this day is Innovation in Language Testing. [Please note that the Open Conference Day is now fully booked.]

For more information visit ALTE’s website –

By hosting this event, Trinity College London is supporting the valuable work of ALTE in promoting fair, valid and accurate assessments which are internationally recognised.


Notes to editors:


Trinity College London

Established in 1877, Trinity is an international exam board with a positive, supportive approach to assessment and development.

Trinity awards qualifications in a range of communications-based subjects, including the English language, communication skills, drama and music.

Trinity conducts over 600,000 assessments a year worldwide.

Trinity College London has been assessing English language proficiency since 1938 and its tests are recognised by universities, employers and the UK government robust evidence of English language proficiency.

Trinity’s TESOL qualifications are accepted for English language teaching posts by the British Council.



The Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) works to promote multilingualism across Europe – and beyond – by supporting institutions which produce examinations and certification for language learners.

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