This thematic series discusses the applicability of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) for English language assessment in local contexts and introduces the work on developing a framework for English language education in China.
Collection published: 31 January 2016
Edited by Yan Jin and Guoxing Yu
In the context of educational reform, this collection brings together research reports that look into classroom-based assessment of writing and speaking in the Philippines, as well as a report documenting the process of aligning standards and assessment in the school and department level.
This collection of articles will appeal researchers not only in the Philippines but also in Asia as a whole on assessment reform. The collaborative efforts of researchers will help teachers and educational institutions to increase their assessment literacy and eventually improve teaching and learning.
Collection published: 2 April 2013
Edited by Sterling Plata
How does Context Mediate Construct and Content? A political, social and pedagogical analysis of English language testing in Asia
This collection originates from the importance of theorizing the constructs of context in language learning using empirical evidences. Papers included in this collection explore different issues around this topic, for instance the influence of educational and social features on test construction and the English language demands at universities.
Edited by Liying Cheng and Antony Kunnan