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Testing and assessment
Relating language curricula, tests and examinations to the Common European Framework of Reference (RELANG)

In recent years the Council of Europe‘s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) has become a powerful instrument for shaping language education policies. The growing acceptance and use of the Common Reference Levels of language proficiency presented in the CEFR has created a situation in which, all over Europe, public bodies, examination institutes, language schools and university departments concerned with the teaching and testing of languages seek to relate their curricula and examinations to the Common Reference Levels. The RELANG initiative offers training to educational authorities in the Member States of the European Union and the European Centre for Modern Languages in relating language examinations to the levels of proficiency defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in a valid and equitable way.

ECML expert team

José Noijons,(coordinator), (formerly) Cito, Dutch National Institute for Educational Measurement, The Netherlands
Évelyne Bérard, Former Director of the Centre of Applied Linguistics at the University of Franche-Comté, France
Jana Bérešová, Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Education, Trnava University, Slovak Republic - Head of Department
Gábor Szabó, Department of English Applied Linguistics, University of Pécs, Hungary

Former team member
Gilles Breton, (formerly) Centre international d'études pédagogiques, France