​Speaking Examiner Training in Kagoshima 2019

Date & Time :  August 17th  Sat. 9:30-17:30

                          August 18th  Sun. 9:30-13:30

Venue :   To be confirmed

​Trainer :  Jim George, Team Leader for Cambridge Assessment English

Details :  See below

Contact :  E-mail     jellybeansenglishschool@gmail.com

​                 Phone     090-3799-6735

Cambridge Assessment English



Speaking Examiners for KET & PET


Date:    Training      Aug 17th, 2019 (Sat). 09:30 – 17:30

Certification            Aug 18th, 2019 (Sun) 09:30 – 13:30


Venue: Kagoshima city, Kyushu

Trainer: Jim George, Team Leader for Cambridge Assessment English



Day-long PD session to train experienced and qualified teachers to be become Speaking Examiners (SEs). This workshop will cover the speaking tests for the Key English Test (KET/A2) and Preliminary English Test (PET/B1), of Cambridge Assessment English examinations for adults. The aims of the training session are: to make trainee examiners aware of the general responsibilities of a Cambridge Assessment English SE, likely problems/issues that may arise and how to manage them effectively; to familiarise trainee examiners with the procedure of the KET and PET Speaking tests; to give trainee examiners the opportunity to conduct practice Speaking tests; to standardise the assessment of KET and PET candidates: ensuring familiarity with Cambridge Assessment English criteria, with standards set by standardisation videos, and making sure SEs are able to carry out accurate assessments in accordance with these; to give trainee examiners the opportunity to discuss and ask questions about all aspects of the above. Fee: free


Certification workshop (half-day) consolidates training & is an annual requirement for all SEs


Minimum Professional Requirements:

Applicants must have:

✓      3+ years relevant, recent, full time teaching experience

✓      University degree or equivalent

✓      valid visa

✓      EFL qualification preferred

✓      non-native speakers must provide proof of English competency


Approved SEs may examine nationwide/worldwide, as long as their certification status is valid.