September 16, 2020
ETS, the world’s largest nonprofit educational assessment and measurement organization, today announced the creation of ETS Strategic Capital, a new unit that will focus on growing the business and advancing its mission through strategic equity investments, growth partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.
August 26, 2020
ETS, the world’s largest non-profit educational testing and assessment organization, and Capti™, today announced the release of the ReadReady™ assessment. The ReadReady assessment was developed to help identify areas where readers are struggling and provide teachers with detailed information to target these areas for intervention. Capti – a literacy platform for assessing, accommodating, and accelerating reading in remote or hybrid learning models – is the official distributor of the ReadReady assessment.
July 1, 2020
ETS President and CEO Walt MacDonald announced today that Joanna Gorin has been named Vice President of Global Language Learning, Teaching and Assessment and Chief Operating Officer of Global English Language Markets at the organization. She begins her new role October 1.
June 15, 2020
ETS, a global leader in educational measurement and learning solutions, announced today the introduction of the HiSET ® Exam at Home, a remote testing solution for test takers who are interested in taking the next step to complete their high school equivalency credential. The HiSET Exam at Home improves access for all test takers by providing them with another way to complete their educational goals in addition to regular testing, which remains limited across the United States due to COVID-19 impacts. Test takers can begin registering for the HiSET Exam at Home on Monday, June 15 with testing beginning Wednesday, June 17.
May 28, 2020
As ETS continues to innovate and create the assessments and learning tools of tomorrow, the organization announced today that Kara McWilliams has been named General Manager of Research Laboratories within the organization’s Research & Development (R&D) division.
May 18, 2020
ETS announced the introduction of TOEFL ITP ® Plus for China, a temporary testing solution for Chinese test takers impacted by TOEFL iBT ® test cancellations in Mainland China stemming from COVID-19. TOEFL ITP Plus for China combines the TOEFL ITP test and an unscored video speaking interview provided by Vericant, an established, known provider of third-party interviews for higher education use.
May 14, 2020
ETS, a global leader in educational measurement and learning solutions, announced today the introduction of an at home testing solution for the Praxis ® tests. This option is available in addition to regular testing, which remains limited across the United States due to COVID-19 impacts. Teacher-candidates can begin registering for Praxis tests at home on Friday, May 15 for testing beginning Monday, May 18. The launch of the at home solution coincides with the reopening of select Prometric® testing centers that will offer limited seating capacity.
May 7, 2020
To further underscore ETS’s commitment to help improve literacy levels in the United States, the organization has launched Relay Reader™, a digital reading app built by research scientists in its Research & Development (R&D) division.
April 2, 2020
ETS, a global leader in educational measurement and learning solutions, announced today that the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition and GRE® General Test at-home solutions are now available worldwide for test takers who have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The solutions were initially announced on March 23 and were available in nine countries and administrative regions.
March 23, 2020
ETS, a global leader in educational measurement and learning solutions, announced today the introduction of an at-home testing solution for the TOEFL iBT® test and GRE® General Test, for test takers who have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Testing will be conducted through the use of live human remote proctoring serviced by ProctorU®, the leading proctoring solution for online testing. Students can take the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition test beginning on Thursday, March 26, and GRE General Test at-home testing will begin on Friday, March 27.