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Research & Validation

LanguageCert supports the development of its exams through a dedicated programme of research and validation. Our team of experts continually evaluate exam tasks and content to ensure they are valid, reliable and fair, sampling the appropriate language skills for all levels. Our exams are also monitored through independent external research.

LanguageCert and the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

The CEFR is a widely applied and helpful way to facilitate the comparison of language curricula, syllabuses and exams. It is a set of common standards that permit employers and educational institutions to evaluate the language proficiency of individuals for employment, admission or graduation purposes.

All exams developed by LanguageCert are aligned to the CEFR levels. In meeting these requirements, exam materials writers adhere to the highest international standards based on their extensive expertise, knowledge and understanding of the CEFR.

Exam development

The task types used in LanguageCert exams have been selected to ensure interactional authenticity, which relates to real-world performance. They have been developed to directly sample the cognitive skills, strategies and language knowledge that support judgements made regarding the potential ability of individuals in real-world interactional situations.

Questions use real-world texts from authentic sources, as well as a variety of task types across all levels, such as multiple-choice selection, matching, and providing open responses to prompts.

LanguageCert places great store by accurate and meaningful measurement that reflects real-world performance. This is important in the context of LanguageCert as a Home Office approved provider of SELT exams for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI).

International recognition

LanguageCert obtained Ofqual recognition in 2017. Thorough scrutiny by NARIC UK in 2019 helped it to achieve a high rating in the UK Home Office’s 2019 official tender to appoint providers of SELT exams for UKVI. Further validation of LanguageCert ESOL exams will be conducted in due course.

Key team members

Meet key members of LanguageCert’s Research & Validation team, all experts in the field of language assessment and committed to investigating the reliability and validity of exam materials, their development, marking and use.