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TIRF DDG recipients

Recipients and Findings

The Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) was held online this year from June 14 to 17, and as has been the custom for several years, TIRF was represented there. At the awards ceremony, plaques were given to seven TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipients – five 2019 TIRF DDG recipients and two 2020 awardees. (Since last year’s LTRC event was cancelled due to the pandemic, recognizing the 2019 grantees was not possible.)

TIRF Trustees’ Activities at 6th International ALTE Conference

The 6th International Conference of the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) will take place in Bologna, Italy from May 3-5, 2017. The conference will provide a unique multilingual forum, sharing insights and practical knowledge gained from teaching and testing a huge range of languages in different contexts around

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The International Festival of Teacher-Research in ELT

Editor’s note: TIRF Trustee and Executive Committee member Dr. David Nunan highlights the first of several International Festival of Teacher-Research in ELT events. A festival is an organized series of events that is held together by a theme or idea. The idea behind the International Festival of Teacher-Research in ELT

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Chair’s Report, By Kathi Bailey – A Birthday Lesson

My birthday is in April, so this month I’ve reached another milestone in the inescapable process of aging. This year’s birthday was a strange one. In fact, I spent much of it feeling sorry for myself. Why? Well, half my family forgot my birthday (or at least they didn’t contact

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