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Online webinars

 

Future Webinar Topics

Interested in additional webinar topics from IELTS USA?

IELTS USA will be offering a series of informational online webinars to address frequently asked questions and concerns US educational institutions and organizations have about IELTS.

Recordings of each IELTS webinar will be available on-demand 2 weeks after their scheduled date.

Upcoming webinar


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Previous webinars

Exploring IELTS Around the World: Focus on the UAE (May 2018)

Join IELTS USA and colleagues from the IELTS IDP team in the United Arab Emirates to learn more about one of the top US-bound IELTS markets, the UAE. Presenters will provide participants with an overview of global IELTS statistics, as well as an in-depth overview of the market in the UAE. The audience will have the opportunity to interact with presenters through the use of polls, as well as a question and answer session at the close of the webinar.

 

View the UAE webinar

 

Setting an IELTS Score for Success! (April 2018)

The Admissions cycle is almost complete, and Orientation and Move-in Day are just around the corner.  To help you get a head start on reviewing your criteria for the next Admissions cycle, where we will review the following topics to prepare you for the upcoming application season.  

  • How can we make updates to our IELTS score requirement for the upcoming admissions cycle?
  • Should we require IELTS sub-score requirements from our applicants?
  • Who should be included in making a decision to update our IELTS score requirements?
  • Who should we notify at IELTS USA if we are making an update to our IELTS score requirement?
  • Who should we notify at IELTS USA if our primary testing point of contact for our institution has changed?

View the IELTS Scores webinar


Help Your Students Prepare for the Reading Section of the IELTS! (March 2018)

Are you interested in learning more about how to prepare your students for the IELTS test? If so, join representatives from IELTS USA, language schools, and university ESL programs as they offer tips for preparing your students for the Reading section of the IELTS test. Presenters will share best practices, as well as examples of handouts you can use in the classroom. Current ESL instructors will discuss how they have integrated IELTS resources into their classroom curriculum. This webinar is tailored for faculty who want to broaden their overall knowledge of the Reading section of the IELTS test or who are interested in adding an IELTS prep component to their current curriculum.
     

View the Reading Prep webinar

 

Help Your Students Prepare for the Listening Section of the IELTS! (February 2018)

Are you interested in learning more about how to prepare your students for the IELTS test? If so, join representatives from IELTS USA, language schools, and university ESL programs as they offer tips for preparing your students for the Listening section of the IELTS test. Presenters will share best practices, as well as examples of handouts you can use in the classroom. Current ESL instructors will discuss how they have integrated IELTS resources into their classroom curriculum. This webinar is tailored for faculty who want to broaden their overall knowledge of the Listening section of the IELTS test or who are interested in adding an IELTS prep component to their current curriculum.
     

View the Listening Prep webinar 


Help Your Students Prepare for the Speaking Section of the IELTS! (January 2018)

Are you interested in learning more about how to prepare your students for the IELTS test? If so, join representatives from IELTS USA, language schools, and university ESL programs as they offer tips for preparing your students for the Speaking section of the IELTS test. Presenters will share best practices, as well as examples of handouts you can use in the classroom. Current ESL instructors will discuss how they have integrated IELTS resources into their classroom curriculum. This webinar is tailored for faculty who want to broaden their overall knowledge of the Speaking section of the IELTS test or who are interested in adding an IELTS prep component to their current curriculum.  

View the Speaking Prep webinar 


Help Your Students Prepare for the Writing Section of the IELTS! (January 2018)

Are you interested in learning more about how to prepare your students for the IELTS test? If so, join representatives from IELTS USA, language schools, and university ESL programs as they offer tips for preparing your students for the Writing section of the IELTS test. Presenters will share best practices, as well as examples of handouts you can use in the classroom. Current ESL instructorswill discuss how they have integrated IELTS resources into their classroom curriculum. This webinar is tailored for faculty who want to broaden their overall knowledge of the Writing section of the IELTS test or who are interested in adding an IELTS prep component to their current curriculum.

View the Writing Prep webinar 


Bringing the IELTS Test to Your Campus! (
October 2017)
Do you represent a secondary or post-secondary institution that is interested in offering the IELTS test on your campus? If so, join representatives from IELTS USA and the US test center network as they highlight the required steps and best practices for planning an on-site IELTS test for your community. IELTS representatives will discuss: 

  • A proposed planning timeline for hosting an on-site IELTS test 
  • Resources and support IELTS USA can provide to your institution
  • Venue requirements for hosting an IELTS test on your campus 

Additionally, you will hear from IELTS USA Test Center Administrators who will share their experiences conducting on-site IELTS testing with local secondary and post-secondary institutions. 

View the On-site testing webinar
           

Exploring IELTS Around the World: Focus on Vietnam (September 2017)
Join IELTS USA and our British Council colleagues from Vietnam to learn more about one of the top US-bound IELTS markets, Vietnam. Presenters will provide participants with an overview of IELTS global statistics, as well as an in-depth overview of the Vietnamese market within the British Council. The audience will have the opportunity to interact with presenters through the use of polls, as well as a question and answer session at the close of the webinar.

View the Focus on Vietnam webinar
         

IELTS 101: Preparing your IELTS toolbox for the upcoming admissions cycle (September 2017)
This webinar will review the following topics to prepare you for application season:
1) How to make updates to your IELTS score requirement for the upcoming admissions cycle. 
2) How to update the contact information for your new IELTS administrator at your institution. 
3) Since IELTS doesn’t have an institutional code, we’ll share information that you should list on your website regarding IELTS score delivery to ensure that you receive IELTS scores from all of your applicants. 
4) Register to review the authenticity of IELTS scores online for the upcoming academic year. We’ll show you how to register to use the service and provide you with a brief tutorial. 
5) Register to receive IELTS scores electronically for the upcoming academic year. We’ll show you how to register to use the service and provide you with a brief tutorial. 
6) We’ll share information about where your applicants can take the IELTS test in their region, and how they can register.

View the IELTS 101 webinar
         

Keeping IELTS Secure (April 2017)
Join IELTS USA as we explore our pre-test, test day, and post-test security practices. We'll review our complimentary Online Results Verification Service that allows Admissions Officers to easily verify the authenticity of IELTS test scores. You'll even have an opportunity to decide for yourself if a Test Report Form is authentic during one of our interactive polls.

Watch the IELTS Security webinar
        

Does my applicant have the Reading skills to be successful at my institution? (March 2017)
Presenters will provide participants with IELTS Reading samples, and the audience will have the opportunity to act in the role of the test taker. Participants will use an anonymous poll to share their answers to each Reading sample question, and will receive an overview of the answers for each sample. If you want to request copies of the Reading samples, contact stakeholders@ieltsusa.org. Please note, there is a moment of lost audio during the introduction in the webinar recording below.

View the Reading webinar
          

Does my applicant have the Listening skills to be successful at my institution? (February 2017)
Presenters will provide participants with IELTS Listening samples, and the audience will have the opportunity to act in the role of test taker. Participants will use an anonymous poll to share their answers to each Listening sample question, and will receive an overview of the answers for each sample.  If you want to request copies of the Listening samples, contact stakeholders@ieltsusa.org.

View the Listening webinar

Does my applicant have the Writing skills to be successful at my institution? (December 2016)
Presenters will provide participants with one IELTS Writing Task 1 sample and two IELTS Writing Task 2 samples to review and score prior to the webinar. The audience will have the opportunity to see how IELTS examiners rate the Writing section of the test using the public version of the assessment criteria. Participants will also have the opportunity to use the public version of the assessment criteria to provide a score for each test taker using an online anonymous poll. If you want to request copies of the Writing samples, contact stakeholders@ieltsusa.org.

View the Writing webinar
           

Does my applicant have the English Speaking skills to be successful at my institution? (October 2016)
Presenters will provide participants with three IELTS Speaking samples, and the audience will have the opportunity to see how IELTS examiners rate the Speaking section of the test using the public version of the assessment criteria. If you want to request copies of the Speaking samples, contact stakeholders@ieltsusa.org.

View the Speaking webinar 
          

Tired of receiving paper IELTS test report forms? (June 2016)
Good news! We also offer an electronic score delivery service that allows registered organizations to securely download verified IELTS results for all test takers who have applied to their organization.

The IELTS electronic score delivery service provides you with these benefits:

1. You can feel confident that results are genuine.
2. You will save time by downloading results in bulk, at a time that's convenient for you.
3. Test takers will no longer need to present paper Test Report Forms. 

Results can be downloaded in either .XML or .CSV format, for your convenience.

View the electronic download webinar
             

Start verifying your IELTS scores today (March 2016)
As international student enrollment continues to rise in the United States, admissions offices are faced with an increased number of applications and supporting documents that need to be verified. This 30 minute webinar introduces our complimentary online Results Verification Service, which allows admissions officers to easily verify the authenticity of IELTS test scores.

View the IELTS verification service webinar
             

Contact stakeholders@ieltsusa.org if you have any questions or would like to sign up for the next online webinar.