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Workshop on "Grading IELTS writing papers"


On 24 June, 2016, SEAMEO RETRAC organized a workshop on “Grading IELTS writing papers” for teachers of English at the Center. The session was conducted by the academic staff of Department of Foreign Studies and drew the participation of around 24 teachers.


The workshop covered the prominent issues involving teachers’ familiarity with IELTS writing band descriptors and employing them in grading IELTS writing papers properly, and also provided them an identical writing feedback code made use of for all exam-prep classes to facilitate the consistency of correcting learners’ writing papers.