Can colleges pull off widespread coronavirus testing?

Can colleges pull off widespread coronavirus testing?

Back in March, people began trickling into Calvin University’s health center complaining of symptoms such as body aches and sore throats. The students and employees tested negative for the flu, leading campus officials to suspect they’d come down with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. At the time, coronavirus tests were in short […]
English language testing options increase for Chinese students

English language testing options increase for Chinese students

“Percentage-wise for the autumn 2020 intake, currently over 70% of our students are affected and cannot get test results for the time being,” said Amanda Wang of myOffer, which helps Chinese students apply for universities in the UK and Australia. “Over 70% of our...
OET announces agreement with Prometric for delivery of remote testing

OET announces agreement with Prometric for delivery of remote testing

OET has been designed to assess candidates’ ability to communicate effectively in the healthcare workplace and to ensure they can deliver care in English speaking healthcare environments. “Over time, this relationship will allow us to expand our reach globally and to...
AP testing goes on, with revisions, amid school closures

AP testing goes on, with revisions, amid school closures

Dive Brief: The College Board announced the 2020 AP exams will go on, although with some changes, despite COVID-19 school closures. Exams can be taken at home or at school, if they are open, and will take place at the same time worldwide May 11-22. Make-up exams will...
Testing providers launch at-home exam solutions

Testing providers launch at-home exam solutions

ETS has introduced an at-home testing solution for test takers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, while iTEP International is temporarily waiving test centre requirement, paving the way for test takers to use its virtual proctoring process. iTEP announced it would...