Discover new resources for PTE Academic with our teacher community

Teaching an exam preparation course can be a daunting proposition, especially when your students need to pass an exam in order to attend university or apply for a visa. But the secret to...

Join our Assessment Summer Sessions webinar series

This summer, put your time to good use with our Pearson English Assessment Summer Sessions. Every Tuesday, we’ll be hosting a webinar exploring the ways in which you can use Pearson English Proficiency...

providing a foundation for 21st-century careers

Parents all over the world want their children to have good job prospects and be ready for their 21st-century careers. In fact, according to a survey of parents we completed in summer 2019,...

Join our PTE General training program

While exams around the world have been postponed we want to support you by offering a PTE general training program from Monday 20th April to Tuesday 5th May.  The training will focus on different...

6 ways to keep your students motivated if exams have been postponed

When it comes to learning a language, knowing there’s an exam on the horizon can motivate students to study hard. But with exams currently being cancelled or postponed all over the world, it’s...
an English exam that measures real-world skills

an English exam that measures real-world skills

Every teacher wants the best for their students. When it comes to choosing an English language qualification, that means an effective preparation process, a positive exam experience and a reliable, widely accepted certificate.  However,...
Computer-based language assessment: the future is here

Computer-based language assessment: the future is here

David Booth is the Director of Test Development for Pearson English content. He is responsible for the development of the exam materials and specifications for Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic, Progress, Placement,...
the new official practice app

the new official practice app

When it comes to exam preparation, it can be an uphill battle to get your students enthused. But now you have another tool in your teaching toolkit! We’re excited to introduce our brand...
How to motivate your students through assessment

How to motivate your students through assessment

Motivating students can be difficult, especially where exams are concerned. The prospect of preparing learners for them seems like a mammoth task. But assessment can also be a way of encouraging motivation. The...
5 ways to establish SMART goals

5 ways to establish SMART goals

We’re at the start of a new term. With many students starting courses in September, now’s the perfect opportunity to help your students establish their learning goals for the year. Early goal setting is...
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...
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...

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...
How to use assessment products to prepare your students for success

How to use assessment products to prepare your students for success

Assessment is an indispensable part of language learning. It can contribute significantly to a learner’s success in mastering a language. However, when done wrong, it can easily fail to serve the learner’s actual...
Preparing for Breakthrough (Level 4)

Preparing for Breakthrough (Level 4)

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Young Learners is designed for students aged 6-13. It assesses their understanding and use of real-life, practical English. Each of the four different exam levels (Firstwords, Springboard, Quickmarch...

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