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Assessment Solutions for the International Community from the world leader in educational assessment

• Psychometrics • Research • Operations • Test Development • Information Technology • Capacity Building Listening. Learning. Leading.


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It’s all about learning. ETS helps ministries of education worldwide to improve the academic performance of students as well as the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders.

ETS can give you access to teams of experts who will design, develop and deliver assessment solutions or provide advice, assistance, insight, and training in all areas of testing and measurement, including psychometrics and research. Teachers can use test results to determine students’ strengths and weaknesses and their progress in meeting instructional goals and standards. The results of teacher competency tests can help teachers improve their instructional practice. Education administrators can use the assessment results to improve instructional programs, create professional development programs that improve teachers’ effectiveness, and identify master teachers. Students can learn about their academic strengths and weaknesses from test scores and diagnostic feedback. Guidance counselors can use test results to counsel individual students about their academic future. Researchers can analyze results to help curriculum developers and teachers improve instruction. Policy-makers and business leaders can use national assessment data to help make education policy and funding decisions. Admissions officers can use the test results to make informed decisions.


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It’s also about quality. ETS has the expertise you need – whatever your needs may be. Psychometrics: • Statistical procedures • Test and item analyses Research: • Validity studies • Reliability studies • Policy studies Operations: • Printing and distribution • Test administration • Test security • Customer service • Test processing Test Development: • Test writing and assembly • Pretesting • Preparation of test familiarization materials • Design and specifications • Transition from paper-based to computer-based testing Information Technology: • Hardware and software capabilities for scoring and score reporting • Software support for item banking, test publishing, and test registration Capacity Building: • Professional development for teachers and school leaders • Training and mentoring for assessment specialists and ministry staff

Customized Large-Scale Assessments Customized assessment instruments are designed to: • Respect the cultural and linguistic traditions of the region • Provide valid and reliable data, understandable to students and parents • Present useful information to teachers, policy-makers, and educational leaders • Afford educators the opportunities for capacity building as they participate in the development of tests • Reflect curriculum standards (if appropriate)


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Working with you to advance learning worldwide. We are committed to helping educators and school leaders fully utilize the information that results from a comprehensive assessment system to improve teaching and learning. We demonstrate the latest thinking and best practices in all testing-related fields so that educators are able to adapt these practices to their own environment as appropriate.

Find out more! To learn more about the many ways ETS provides solutions for the international community that can enhance your education programs, contact: Paul A. Ramsey Senior Vice President International Division ETS Rosedale Road Princeton, NJ 08541 USA Tel: +1-609-683-2301 Fax: +1-609-683-2310 E-mail: pramsey@ets.org

ETS Europe Janskerkhof 19 3512 BM Utrecht The Netherlands Tel: +31 (0)30 230 37 30

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