15th Annual EALTA conference

On May 24-26 2018, UALTA President Olga Kvasova participated in 15th Annual EALTA conference hosted by University of Ruhr, Bochum, Germany. Within the work of CLBA (Classroom based assessment) SIG she made a presentation 3-D tool to Assess Intercultural Competence in University Classroom prepared by herself and Yuliia Trykashna. Please […]

Teachers’ Assessment Literacy Enhancement

On May 12, 2018 the University of Cyprus hosted the Final conference of Erasmus+ TALE project (Teachers’ Assessment Literacy Enhancement). The project team presented the eight on-line courses for teachers. The courses are free, and anyone can take them following the link. You can also download the TALE Handbook in […]

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: http://bit.ly/2Awj80F 

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 […]

Theory and Practice of Language Education conference

On October 26-27, 2017 a conference Theory and Practice of Language Education was held at Mykhailo Drahomanov Teacher Training University of Kyiv in association with UALTA. A plenary Assessment Literacy of Ukrainian University Teachers conducted by Dr. Olga Kvasova was followed by a series of workshops: ABCs of Assessment (Dr. […]

Participating in International Conference in Egypt

UALTA members Dr. Yuliia Tomchakovska and Dr. Oleksandr Tomchakovskyi took part in the Third INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT CONFERENCE in Egypt (ILACE), which was held at the American University of Cairo (11-12 September 2017). The conference focused on the challenges, opportunities, and new frontiers to be explored in the 21stcentury, whether […]