Contact the Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment

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Professor Tony Green
Director and Professor in Language Assessment
University of Bedfordshire
Putteridge Bury
Hitchin Road

T: +44 (0)1582 489086

Test Development and Validation Projects

Members of CRELLA have been involved in the development or validation of the following major testing and assessment programmes:

International Examinations

  • The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Cambridge English: Key (KET)
  • Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)
  • Cambridge English: First (FCE)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE)
  • Password
  • Cambridge Teaching Awards (CELTA, DELTA)
  • Goethe-Zertifikat C2 Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung (ZOP)
  • The English UK (formerly ARELS) Placement Test
  • The British Council International Language Assessment (ILA) (reading component)
  • NATO (SHAPE) English Tests of Listening and Reading
  • The Test of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP)
  • Trinity Graded Examinations in Spoken English exams (GESE)
  • Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board examination (PLAB)
  • Versant English Placement Test

National or Local Examinations

  • Ontario Test of English as a Second Language, Canada 
  • The College English Test (CET) Peoples' Republic of China
  • The Test for English Majors (TEM) Peoples' Republic of China
  • The Advanced Reading Test in English for Academic Purposes (AERT), Peoples' Republic of China
  • Kanda Institute English Language Placement Test (KEPT), Japan
  • STEP EIKEN, Japan
  • The Test of English for Academic Purposes (TEAP), Japan
  • General English Proficiency Test (GEPT), Taiwan
  • Bogazici University English Proficiency Test (BUEPT), Turkey
Bedfordshire University

Test Development and Validation Projects