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CEFR Vs. Assessment: How can new revisions help?


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CEFR has settled rules for determining students' language levels. Yet what is the relation between it and assessment? What are the new clarifications/descriptors added through the recently published CEFR revisions? Can these really promote teachers' assessment of their students' classwork and their lesson plans as well? Is there a place for technology also? Let's look it up!!



Target audience:

Supervisors, Head of Departments, Experienced and Novice Teachers, Teacher Trainers, Curriculum Designers 



Session objectives: 

By the end of this session, the audience would be able to:

  a.  Understand the different scales and descriptors of the CEFR

  b.  Assess their students and work according to the new CEFR revisions 

  c.  Develop teaching the four language skills and assess them 

  d. Use CEFR Revisions to learn more about Online teaching,  as well as including Pluriculturalism and Plurilinguilism in their teaching 






Week 1: (January 11 - 17) 

Get introduced to each other and give an introduction about the general plan of the sessions and their outcome. What is the CEFR? Why was it formed? How is it divided? Why? Reflections will be done on a number of lessons from different books. 

Assignments for Teachers:  Refer back to CEFR and give us your reflections on them. What have you found out?





Week 2: (January 18 - 24)

The homework assignment is to be checked and revised. Reflections will be discussed as well. This time the following questions will be dealt with: What revisions were added? How are they divided? How can these divisions help us as teachers and reflect on our work? Receptive and Productive skills are to be discussed in details with applications. What is the relation between them? 

Assignments for Teachers:  Apply the session on one receptive skill and one on productive skill 




Week 3: (January 25 - 31)

The homework assignment is to be checked and revised. Discussions are to be directed towards "Interaction and Mediation". How do they link with receptive and productive skills. Why are they important? 

Assignments for Teachers:  Apply the session on Two different lessons




Week 4: (February 1 - 7)

The homework assignment is to be checked and revised. What is Plurilinguilism? What is Pluriculturalism? How about Young Learners? What have the revisions added to benefit them? How can we apply that in class?  Different applications are going to be done during the session.

Assignments for Teachers: Apply the items discussed on Two different lessons or situations that you faced in class before. 




Week 5: (February 8 - 14)

After checking and discussing the homework assignments, a wrap up of all the sessions is to be discussed and important points are to be tackled. Time would be set for Q & A. 





Moodle or Edmodo  and Zoom will be the main platforms of communication. The google email is also available


Join this session


Registration starts on Jan 3, 2021. 


To join this EVO session:


From January 3 - 10.


  1. Go to: http://moodle4teachers.org/course/view.php?id=136
  2. Log in the first and each time by clicking on one of the following social icons: Facebook, Microsoft, or Gmail on the login page: Login in with Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Microsoft 
  3. Enrol in https://moodle4teachers.org/course/view.php?id=136 



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How to Sign Up and Login (video)





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Email address

(country of residence)

(max. 50 words) 


Aya EL Wakil  










Aya Hossam is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts English Dept., Ain Shams University. She is also a 3D Character Animator in addition to being an English Language Instructor for Adults.  

Maha Hassan  maha.professionaltrainer@gmail.com Egypt 

Maha Hassan is an Educational Consultant, Teacher Trainer and Founder of Teaching ESL Hub. She was nominated for Lead 5050 Women International Education Award – WIE 2018. She has presented at a number of International & national Conferences. She had a number of articles published on international journals. She blogs on teachingenglishcafe.blogspot.com/




Primary Contact: (just one, please): 

Maha Hassan       maha.professionaltrainer@gmail.com



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