Aptis is based on what has become the most influential test validation theory in modern assessment – the socio-cognitive framework. This theory focuses on how three elements (the test taker, the test system and the scoring system) combine to give a measure of a candidate’s performance which relates meaningfully to their ability in English. You can read more about the development of Aptis by clicking on the documents below.
Download - Aptis Test Development Approach
Download - Aptis Formal Trials Feedback Report
The British Council East Asia Assessment Research Grants
Aimed at those working in research into English language assessment, the British Council East Asia Assessment Research Grant recognises achievement and innovation within the field of language assessment in East Asia and forms part of the British Council’s extensive support of research activities across the world. The EA research grant aims to make funding available for various research projects to be conducted throughout East Asia.