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The norming effect of using a standardized English proficiency test within an IEP

The norming effect of using a standardized English proficiency test within an IEP This is part 3 of a four-part series on the quantitative approach to IEP evaluation. In this part, we will examine questions that may arise in choosing an exam to use in data-driven evaluation […]

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Using data to visualize and evaluate placement and procedures in an IEP

Using data to visualize and evaluate placement and procedures in an IEP This article, which originally appeared on LinkedIn, is part 2 of a four-part series on the quantitative approach to IEP evaluation. In this part, we will look at some illustrative example sample data and discuss […]

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The right way to use test data to improve an English language program

The right way to use test data to improve an English language program Read this article as it originally appeared on iTEP Executive Vice President Dan Lesho’s LinkedIn page. This is part 1 of a two-part series on the quantitative approach to IEP evaluation. In this part, […]

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iTEP to Provide Much-Needed Assessment Tool to Exchange Program Visa Market

iTEP to Provide Much-Needed Assessment Tool to Exchange Program Visa Market There are currently more than a quarter million J-1 visa exchange visitors in the US. Surprisingly, the English ability of many of these individuals is not assessed using a standardized tool, nor is their language acquisition during their […]

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iTEP International Opens its First International Office in Guadalajara, Mexico

iTEP International Opens its First International Office in Guadalajara, Mexico Through our vibrant network of distributors, iTEP is available in 49 countries across the globe. Until recently, there has only been one corporate office for iTEP International in Canoga Park, California. That is about to change. iTEP […]

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iTEP Brings “Superior Product” to Colombian Language Assessment Market via eDistribution

iTEP Brings “Superior Product” to Colombian Language Assessment Market via eDistribution iTEP (International Test of English Proficiency) is now exclusively distributed in Colombia by eDistribution S.A.S, which has facilitated large-scale language education initiatives reaching millions of Colombian students. eDistribution works in partnership with the Colombian government as well as educational […]

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English proficiency is not a ‘soft skill’

English proficiency is not a ‘soft skill’ See this article as it originally appeared on iTEP International President Jemal Idris’ LinkedIn page.  In the job market, there has been a shift in recent years to focusing on skills. Much of what employers look for these days is “soft skills,” such […]

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Boston Educational Services is now iTEP International, LLC

Boston Educational Services is now iTEP International, LLC In perhaps the least surprising name change in history, Boston Educational Services will now share the name of our iTEP line of English assessment tools, operating under the name iTEP International, LLC. We continue to expand our offerings of […]

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Still using SLEP? Time to switch to iTEP SLATE

Still using SLEP? Time to switch to iTEP SLATE Since ETS retired the SLEP exam in 2012, hundreds of high schools, boarding schools, and academies have switched to iTEP SLATE, a powerful English test designed for secondary school-age students. In fact, the number of schools using iTEP […]

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Presentations don’t have to be a waste of time for ESL students

Presentations don’t have to be a waste of time for ESL students By Dan Lesho, Executive Vice President of iTEP International Student presentations are a common way intensive English programs (IEPs) assess oral English skills. Particularly in programs focused on English for academic purposes (EAP), student presentations are […]

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