ELPA: a collaborative project on developing an English test to assess students’ English proficiency after admission

    Project: Research project

    Project Details

    Description

    ELPA has been used at HKUST and HKIEd for entry benchmarking of the 4-year/5-year
    degree students since 2012. This joint proposal by both institutions seeks to further develop
    ELPA into a comprehensive assessment mechanism to measure proficiency growth beyond
    Year 1. With the termination of CEPAS from 2014-15, we believe that the new ELPA can act
    as an effective testing system not just for entry benchmarking, but to collect information to
    inform other decisions related to learning, teaching, curriculum development, and policies.
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date01/06/1530/05/18

    Keywords

    • Language assessment
    • English proficiency
    • ELPA

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