August 10, 2017
Tribal college and university (TCU) presidents from across the country met last week to examine the critical role of data in addressing student enrollment, retention and success at their institutions serving Native American students.
August 9, 2017
To better meet the needs of test takers, the popular TOEFL® Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is now self-paced, allowing participants to join at any time during the course period — August 9 to November 8, 2017 — and move through the course content at a pace comfortable for each individual.
July 12, 2017
The Institute for Student Achievement (ISA), a division of ETS, announced today that Dr. Stephanie Wood-Garnett, Vice President for Policy to Practice at the Alliance for Excellent Education, has been appointed ISA’s next president. Wood-Garnett succeeds Dr. Gerry House who announced her retirement earlier this month after nearly two decades of leadership. Wood-Garnett assumes the presidency July 25.
June 26, 2017
English-language learners from across the globe submitted nearly 1,500 projects for the 2016-17 TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project, “What is Friendship? In Your Words.” For the third consecutive year, the program inspires students to practice and improve their English-language skills in the classroom under the guidance of their English-language teachers.
June 19, 2017
Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the TOEIC ® Program, ETS Korea, YBM and Partners for the Future Foundation, a charity arm of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM), together are running the fourth TOEIC Global Leadership Program from August 24–25 to support Korean students as they pursue future career goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.