This Circular amends, supplements to some contents relating the Regulation on assessment of language proficiency according to Vietnam’s language proficiency framework, including: requirements of material facilities, personnel of test-administering entities, test paper requirements, question bank, test-delivery modes, etc.
Accordingly, the question bank shall be controlled by software to ensure security.
From July 1st, 2022, the numbers of equivalent test papers at a time in the question bank must have at least 50 equivalent English test papers (with regard to for primary, lower secondary and upper secondary students); at least 70 equivalent English test papers (with regard to other entities)and have at least 30 equivalent test papers in other languages. Every year, the test-administering entity shall review, modify the question bank, and add at least 10% of questions in respect of every skill.
Regarding test-delivery modes, from July 1st, 2023, all listening, reading and writing skills will be tested on computers.
This Circular takes effect from October 24th, 2021.
|Published||Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 531|