23 October 2014, 4.30 pm
Professor Val Klenowski of Queensland University of Technology discusses the high-stakes nature of testing in Australia and critically examines emergent issues for students, schools, parents and systems, arguing for a more balanced approach of formative and summative assessment.
28 October 2014, 12 pm
This ICS seminar will feature findings from Collin Tjitemisa's doctoral study on Higher Education and Teacher Education in Namibia.
29 October 2014, 4 pm
As part of Enhancement week, Dr Rachel Sutton-Spence, former lecturer at the GSoE, will give a session open to all GSoE students and staff.
5 November 2014, 2 pm
Stop by the Second Language Speech lab on Priory Road for a tour of this state-of-the-art facility.
6 November 2014, 4 pm
Join CAER and Linguistnet for this seminar with Luke Harding, Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University.
18 November 2014, 12 pm
Join us for this ICS seminar with Dr Nicholas Watts of the Commonwealth Human Ecology Council who will talk about a new and exciting venture to bring Eduction for Sustainable Development (ESD) to live through a travelling art exhibition.
2 December 2014, 12 pm
Bring a lunch and join us for this informal, general meeting for all ICS members and prospective members to discuss future plans for the research centre.
3 December 2014, 4.15 pm
Join CAER for this seminar with Professor Jeanine Treffers-Dallar of the University of Reading to discuss how automated analyses of vocabulary usage in essays of EAP learners can further our understanding of students’ achievement at different levels of the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic).