The International Assessment Award is made to an individual working for the promotion of excellence in language assessment on the international stage. The award will be made to an individual who is nominated by his/her peers in the area of assessment and will consist of a formal citation and an honorarium of £1,000. Nominations will be judged by a panel of language assessment experts.
RECIPIENT OF THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL ASSESSMENT AWARD
This year's award is presented to Dr Carol Spöttl.
Carol Spöttl is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Innsbruck and Head of the Language Testing Group Innsbruck (LTRGI). Carol has dedicated most of her professional life to the promotion of best practice in language assessment, both nationally and internationally. Most notably, she single-handedly initiated and steered the reform of the school-leaving examination in Austria, leading to the change of an entire country’s examination system. Carol has also contributed to the professional and academic community by serving on the Executive Committees of EALTA and the IATEFL TEASIG. She has published her work in many book chapters and presented it at numerous international conferences including IATEFL, EALTA and EUROSLA.
KEY DATE FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSESSMENT AWARD 2019
|30 January 2019||Deadline for submission of nominations|
|March 2019||Winner notified|