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August 12, 2013

Uruguay | Chile | Argentina | Publishing

Cambridge English take anniversary celebrations to South America

cambridge-english-south-america.jpgCambridge English Language Assessment recently posted about a series of events held in South America to mark its centennial.

A series of events were held across South America in May to celebrate 100 years of Cambridge English exams. The events in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay highlighted the important part exam centres and key individuals in the region have played in the Cambridge English story.

The British Ambassadors for Argentina, Chile and Uruguay were guests of honour at VIP receptions in Buenos Aires, Santiago and Montevideo – with around 100 guests attending each event. The series of events also saw a regional meeting of Centre Exams Managers in Buenos Aires, with representatives from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

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July 18, 2013

Chile | Events | Teacher Development

ELTeach aiming to boost teacher confidence in Chile

elteach-logo.jpgELTeach - a new teacher training and assessment initiative launched by Cengage Learning and ETS - will be the focus of a seminar for English language teachers in Chile next month. The 2nd Academic Seminar - Teaching with Confidence event will be held August 10, 2013 at the Hotel Crowne Plaza, Santiago.

The seminar will feature presenters Donald Freeman, ELTeach Senior Academic Advisor; Mary Jane Abrahams, Director TESOL CHILE; and Richard J. Tannenbaum, Ph.D., Senior Research Director for the Center for Validity Research, Research & Development, ETS.

The event is co-organized by local partner Seminarium Certificación. For more information or to register, get in touch by phone: (562) 2490-26-10/2490-26-15 or email.

Run by Cengage Learning, ELTeach is an online, integrated Professional Development, Assessment, and Certificate program, supporting teachers of English through coursework and assessments. Pilots program have been run in over a dozen countries worldwide in 2012-13, making it one of the biggest teacher training projects done on a global scale in the ELT industry. With more than 6,000 teachers involved, it's a significant move into the teacher training and assessment space by Cengage and ETS. Implementation programs are beginning now in several countries.

ETS is the company that develops, administers and scores more than 50 million TOEFL, TOEIC, and GRE tests annually in more than 180 countries.

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