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Online webinars

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.

Previous webinars

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


IELTS 101: Preparing your IELTS toolbox for the upcoming admissions cycle (September 2016)
This webinar will review the following topics to prepare you for application season.

1. How to update your IELTS score requirements
2. How to choose your preferred IELTS score delivery method
3. How to sign up for the free IELTS verification and electronic download services 
4. How to update your institution's Administrator for the verification and electronic download services

View the IELTS 101 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.