Entries by Ana Fortes

Our Online Exam Creator is almost ready!

We’re developing an e-learning platform for EFL teachers. In it, you can find exams, rubrics, worksheets, images and online tools in A1 and A2 levels. In addition to a tool to create your own exams in an instant way. You won’t lose your time creating exams with our OEC.

Look at what has been achieved!

Already we are in March and work has not slowed down for our Assess team. The Assess database now has full collections of illustrated worksheets, colourful flashcards with images and text, exams and rubrics to mark those exams.  A collection of images has been prepped and finalised by the partners.  All of this is now […]

Fighting for a quality education with ASSESS

The beginning of 2021 has been a bit disconcerting, the continuous incidents happening all over the world as well as the coming of the third wave of COVID-19 is making our lives different and difficult. All these changes show us that the world must be prepared for a different future, and this starts with our […]

ASSESS – BLOG / JANUARY 2021

With 2021 finally here, we wanted to take a moment and share a few thoughts concerning the assessment of the productive skills (speaking and writing). This is a quite complex task. There are so many traits and competences that can be assessed: fluency, accuracy, complexity of language, vocabulary richness and/or range, acquisition of specific vocabulary, […]

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT IN DISTANCE EDUCATION

  The COVID-19 has resulted in schools shut across the world.Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the class.As a result, education has changed dramatically, with the distinctive rise of e-learning, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms.Even before COVID-19, there was already high growth and adoption in education technology.Whether it is language […]

Motivating and Engaging Students During the Pandemic

Covid-19 pandemic has forced many students to home-school around the world. In many countries, schools are closed, extracurricular activities are canceled and big gatherings are not allowed. Both learning and interaction with peers have to take place online and that switch to virtual sphere has varying impacts on students.  In order to shed a light […]

ASSESSING EFL STUDENTS

ASSESS Project ASSESS Project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, as a Strategic Partnership for the Development of Innovation in School Education. It aims to define innovative methods and tools for the assessment of EFL learners. Its main goal is to bring new approaches to assessment and contribute to development of […]

“ASSESS” Project-ASSESSING EFL STUDENTS EVALUATION-ASSESSEMENT HANDBOOK & LEΑRNING TOOLKIT

The project ASSESS aims to define innovative methods and tools for the assessment of EFL learners and to bring new approaches to this procedure in European countries.  One of the major outputs of this project is the development of a practical Handbook for Evaluation and Assessment Methods for speaking and writing skills. The output’s aim […]

Database for the Online Exam Creator nearing completion

Our Assess project is steaming ahead regardless of CoVid-19 restrictions. The partners from Portugal, Turkey, Finland, Greece, Germany and Spain have each completed 200 exams involving vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, and speaking, a total of 1200 exams. The exercises were built on specific vocabulary and the listening exams will, this autumn be recorded into audio […]