IELTS Stakeholder Information Seminars

These free, interactive seminars are aimed at staff working in all IELTS stakeholder groups. If you work at a university or college, in immigration, or for a professional registration body or an employer who uses IELTS, these seminars are for you.

Whether you have worked with IELTS for some time or are new to your post, attending an IELTS Information Seminar will ensure that you have all the key information you need in addition to all the latest updates about IELTS. As well as offering an opportunity to meet the IELTS team and to network with colleagues in similar roles at other institutions, the day will include the following series of presentations:

An overview of IELTS - including test format, scoring system and content 

Test Validity & Reliability - delivered by a representative of Cambridge English Language Assessment 

Standard Setting - a chance to see what the band scores really mean in terms of student performance

Security – an overview of the many aspects of IELTS security

UKVI changes - an update on the current situation with regard to these changes 

Members of the IELTS team from the British Council and Cambridge English Language Assessment will be present and you will be able to discuss your situation with them and network with other delegates during breaks. The seminars are free of charge and include lunch and refreshments. Registration is from 09:30 until 10:00 and the seminars finish at 15:30.

IELTS Stakeholder Information Seminars are CPD-accredited. Attendance counts for 4.5 CPD hours towards your training and development record. You will receive a certificate with the British Council, IELTS and CPD logos listing these hours for your record. 

To register please click on the links in the table below:

UK and Ireland 2017/18 Seminar dates/venues

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Thursday 21 September, British Council, Queens Square, Belfast

Wednesday 11 October, British Council, Spring Gardens, London

Wednesday15 November, Radisson Blu, Edinburgh

Wednesday 10 January, Radisson Blu, Birmingham

Tuesday 6 February, British Council, Spring Gardens, London

Wednesday 14 March, Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow

Please note: these seminars are not intended for students, prospective IELTS test takers or teachers of IELTS. For IELTS Teacher Training, click here:

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