SIG on Less Widely Tested Languages
Organisations which develop examinations in LWTL experience and share certain challenges along this process. However, a range of resources and instruments are already used and new ones can be identified for being applied in this context.
LWTL Members will work on:
The members of the group will work on designing a set of guidelines for less widely tested languages, examinations with lower numbers of candidates and signed languages which will accompany the Manual for Language Test Development and
The SIG encourages and promotes multilingualism in the area of teaching and testing languages. Its members work for finding solutions to challenges specific to the assessment of languages with smaller numbers of candidates and for indicating suitable resources and innovative methods and strategies which can contribute to the validity of exams. The SIG intends to bring together the experience related to LWTL coming from language teaching and testing centres, the institutional environment, the research area and different stakeholders.
The LWTL SIG will work to find out and share solutions on the following matters:
Work methods and resources:
These objectives can be reached with different work methods and resources: