After almost 3 years of partnership, the consortium of the “ASSESS-Assessing EFL students” project is in the final stage of
the work with the pilot phase underway and the realization of several Multiplier Events to disseminate the project and
In Portugal, Agrupamento de Escolas de Penalva do Castelo held the Multiplier Event on June 2 at Espaço de Juventude do
Fontelo, in Viseu, with the participation of several English teachers.
The main output of this project was the creation of a platform to support English teachers in the assessment process. In
addition to providing various materials and exams covering all communicative skills, the Online Exam Creator platform
features an exam generator and other tools for creating fun activities.
During the month of may, the multiplier event of the ASSESS project for English teachers was held in Spain, at the University of Huelva and at the training and innovation centre of Inercia Digital. The results of the project have been presented and teachers have been invited to test the results. They are useful to assess English as Foreing Language in levels A1 and A2. The results of the project are:
1. Common curriculum
2. Database for Online Exam Creator
3. Rate Scales. Handbook for assessing speaking and writing
4. Online Exam Creator
5. Guidebook for Teachers
If you are an English teacher in Primary Education we invite you to test our platfrom “Online Exam Creator” where you have access to more than 200 exams, worksheets, flashcards, images and rubrics . Moreover, you can create your own exam from scratch.
During the days 25 and 26 of November, the partners of the Erasmus+ project ASSESS met in Izmir, Turkey to advance in the future activities of the project. The project ASSESS has as its main objective the innovation in the assessment of the subject English through an Online Exam Creator.
This second transnational meeting, hosted by Nicea (Turkey) was focused on the platform “Online Exam Creator”.
The partners AEPC (Portugal), Learnmera Oy (Finland), Action Synergy (Greece), EMG (Germany) and Inercia Digital (Spain) decided changes to do in the structure of the platform, which is created by Inercia Digital. This platform is the main result of the project and will be presented to English teachers in Greece in December, where the learning activity for teachers will be hosted by Action Synergy.
The platform is divided into 4 parts:
- Ready-Made Exams: ready exams for downloading and printing. Teachers can find A1, A2 exams inside a huge range of 26 topics (Animals, countries, family, nature, toys…)
- Material Bank: In this section teachers can find flashcards, images, colouring pages and worksheets of the different topics.
- Exam Creator: Teachers can create their own exam and download it at the moment using this tool.
- Tools: In the last sections, useful tools for creation of exams or worksheets are shared.
Next 14, 15 and 16 of December, a training course for English teachers will be held in Athens, Greece. Teachers will learn different ways of assessment and will learn to use this platform.