Taking the TOEFL® Test? We’ll show you what’s in it

May 8, 2017

Studying abroad at an English-speaking university provides endless opportunities for students’ future success, and the path to that success begins with the TOEFL® test. To assist students in improving their English-language skills and understanding the ins-and-outs of the TOEFL test, Educational Testing Service, the creator of the test is currently running a free six-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that ends on June 12.

ETS to Acquire Questar Assessment Inc.

January 27, 2017

Educational Testing Service (ETS) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Questar Assessment Inc., a leading K–12 assessment solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability. Subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions, Questar will become a separate, for-profit subsidiary of ETS.

David Hunt Appointed ETS Executive Vice President

January 24, 2017

David Hunt, Senior Vice President of Global Education & Workforce at Educational Testing Service (ETS), has been appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective February 4, 2017, company officials announced today.

College Students Receive TOEIC® Sponsorship for Work, Study and Travel Program

December 1, 2016

From a pool of 193 students participating in the National Institute for International Education’s (NIIED) WEST Program, the ETS TOEIC ® Program in Korea selected eight college students to sponsor based on English-language skills, leadership potential and career aspirations in global business. On November 17, students received sponsorship certificates and USD 1,000 toward their programs.

New Zealand is Open for Business for TOEFL iBT® Test Takers

October 13, 2016

Getting to work in New Zealand just got easier. Immigration New Zealand announced that from November 21, applicants for the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) can submit a TOEFL iBT® score to prove their English-language proficiency. The TOEFL® test, created by Educational Testing Service (ETS), is the most widely available English language assessment worldwide.

9 Gifted Students Receive Scholarships to Pursue Academic Dreams

October 5, 2016

Nine undergraduate students deserving of financial support have been awarded KRW 2,000,000 scholarships for academic study in 2016. As part of the third annual KOSAF Scholarship (ETS TOEFL Test), Educational Testing Service’s TOEFL® Program and the Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF) have awarded a total of KRW 18,000,000 to Korean students.

15 Exceptional Indian Students Awarded 2016 TOEFL® Scholarships

September 14, 2016

Fifteen Indian students with proven academic excellence were awarded 2016 TOEFL® scholarships by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Scholarships were awarded to exceptional TOEFL test takers in India who are in pursuit of undergraduate or graduate study abroad. The scholarships are worth a total of US$105,000, US$7,000 each.

What Does Friendship Mean to you? Tell Us in Your Words.

September 13, 2016

Calling all English-language teachers and students! It’s been said that finding a true friend is a priceless treasure. Now we want to know what friendship means to you. Starting September 13, Educational Testing Service (ETS®) and the TOEFL® program invite you and other English-language classrooms from around the globe to participate in the third edition of the TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project.

New Report Highlights the Potential to Use Aggregate Early Care and Education Workforce Registry Data

September 9, 2016

With increased attention to ensuring that all young children enter school ready to learn, policymakers face the daunting task of determining the qualifications and training needs of the child care workforce. Now, a new study from Educational Testing Service (ETS) looks at the importance of early care and education (ECE) workforce registries as valuable tools in that undertaking.

Start Your Study Abroad Journey with the TOEFL® Test

August 3, 2016

Want to study abroad but don’t know where to start? Keep a look out for the TOEFL® information vans coming to a school near you. Throughout August and September, the TOEFL program will park a fully equipped van near schools in Northern and Southern India to provide you with a one-stop shop for TOEFL test information, registration support and study abroad guidance.