Category Archives: English Benchmark

5 benefits of using tablets in the primary classroom

5 benefits of using tablets in the primary classroom

Interactive whiteboards, PCs and laptops are common in many schools around the world, but have you ever considered using tablets in your young learner classes?  Tablets can be used for many things. Online research, watching and creating videos, playing games, and digital storytelling are just a few examples. Of course, there’s also the added environmental […]

Can a computer really mark an exam? The benefits of automated assessment in ELT

Can a computer really mark an exam? The benefits of automated assessment in ELT

Automated assessment, including the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), is one of the latest education tech solutions. It speeds up exam marking times, removes human biases, and is as accurate and at least as reliable as human examiners. As innovations go, this one is a real game-changer for teachers and students.  However, it has understandably […]

Which exam is right for my students?

Which exam is right for my students?

A Guide to the Pearson Assessment Suite Are you stuck on which English exam or test to offer your students? You’re not alone – there are lots of different assessments to choose from and it’s often hard to see how they are different and why you should select one over another. We’re bringing it all […]

IATEFL 2019: Three technology-based assessment talks

IATEFL 2019 kicks off on Monday and we can’t wait!  Before the big event, we wanted to share with you some of the last remaining Pearson talks that will take place over the coming week. Check out the full programme and keep up-to-date on our dedicated IATEFL 2019 page. The following three sessions are all […]

An innovative test for young learners

An innovative test for young learners

A new tablet-based test for the next generation of young learners. We are very excited to introduce you to English Benchmark – a new type of fun, stress-free English language assessment. Designed for the latest generation of young, technology-oriented learners from ages 6 to 13, the test is available for five different levels. Ranging from […]