Workshop on Assessment of Writing in Universities

On Wednesday, November 27, UALTA team (speakers Tamara Kavytska, Viktoriia Osidak, Olha Drahinda,Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv) successfully delivered a training workshop on ASSESSMENT OF WRITING IN UNIVERSITIES hosted by Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University (Vinnytsia). Teachers of General English and English for Specific Purposes from 6 Ukrainian universities […]

Assessment For More Effective Foreign Language Learning

On 25-27 April,  2018, Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv hosted a conference ASSESSMENT FOR MORE EFFECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING which was jointly organized by the Department for Methodology of Teaching Ukrainian and Foreign Languages and Literatures (Institute of Philology), Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment (CRELLA), (University […]

English Language Assessment in Higher Education: Improving practice

121 UALTA members participated in ‘English Language Assessment in Higher Education‘ online conference held by the British Council on 28 November. Two of the four panelists were Dr. Olga Kvasova (UALTA President) and Dr. Oleksandr Tomchakovskyi. If you wish to see the recording of the conference, please follow this link: 

Quality Language Education in the Globalised World: Tendencies, Challenges, Prospects

On November 23-24, 2017 a conference Quality Language Education in the Globalised World: Tendencies, Challenges, Prospects was held at Sumy State University, with the UALTA expert member Dr. Liudmyla Hnapovska being the person in charge of major organizational issues and publishing a book of Proceedings.  UALTA, who was one of […]

Assessment of Writing and Assessment for Academic Purposes

UALTA members Dr. Tamara Kavytska and Viktoria Drobotun participated in the Joint Meeting of the EALTA Special Interest Groups Assessment of Writing and Assessment for Academic Purposes, November 17-18, 2017, University of Bremen. Dr. Kavytska made a presentation entitled Instruments to assess skills of academic translation from Ukrainian into English which , together […]

Participation in Building Practical Assessment Skills for Teachers, Luton, United Kingdom

Representatives of UALTA, Drs. Olga Kvasova, Tamara Kavytska and Viktoriia Osidak took part in a two-day seminar on Building Practical Assessment Skills for Teachers held on 28th and 29th October 2017 at the University of Bedfordshire, Luton, United Kingdom. The event was organised by IATEFL Testing, Evaluation and Assessment Special Interest Group […]