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Special requirements I Cambridge exams I Swiss Exams
21.11.2022

Do you have a disability or special requirements / needs?

We have a variety of options for assisting people with special needs who are taking the exams.

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14.11.2022

What comes after BEC? The last exam dates and what are the BEC alternatives?

Cambridge Business English Certificates (BEC) will be phased out by June 2024. However, you still have the opportunity to register for this exam as we offer BEC on the computer untill the end of 2023 and in 2024, there will be one paper-based date in June 2024.

A word from our CEO - Pete Kaithan I Swiss Exams
14.11.2022

Swiss Exams still leading in Cost vs. Quality, Reliability and Accessibility: New offers announced in 2023

Even though costs are on the increase as we all know, Swiss Exams is still able to offer an attractive price/benefit model to candidates, schools and teachers.

Visa and passport I Swiss Exams now provides IELTS for UKVI
14.11.2022

Swiss Exams now provides IELTS for UKVI

Live and work in the UK! IELTS for UKVI will assist all who would like to obtain a UK visa. Inform your students/contacts that you can now book this test with us.

Test & Train at a discount in our Online Shop I Swiss Exams
14.11.2022

Test & Train at a discount in our Online Shop

Why should your students use the Test & Train digital learning tool? This online platform provides them with easy access, is user-friendly, contains a variety of exercises, and allows you to assign them test samples.

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10.10.2022

Great news: quicker exam results

Cambridge are releasing results for Cambridge English paper-based exams earlier. This means they are getting quicker with the results availability. Read on to find out what exam levels are concerned.

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09.06.2022

The British Council and Swiss Exams broaden their partnership to deliver IELTS in Switzerland

Since 2019 Swiss Exams has delivered IELTS exams in selected locations across Switzerland on behalf of the British Council. From September 2022 onwards, British Council will move to a remote delivery model, without an office in Switzerland but using Swiss Exams to deliver all IELTS tests for the British Council in the country.

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30.05.2022

How to reserve exam seats? We offer a very easy way of registration

Here is an important reminder: Are you planning to reserve Cambridge, Goethe, or TCF exam seats for your class? Find out more about our user-friendly and very intuitive online reservation/registration system.  

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25.05.2022

Swiss Exams online shop has been updated – see the news

We have recently made some changes in our online shop. New payment methods are available and schools are now able to buy their books easily. Find out what advantages these changes bring to you! 

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24.05.2022

Keep preparing your students for the future

Are you a school offering BEC preparation (Business English Certificate exam preparation) or are you a KV/Berufsfachschule? If yes, you must currently be considering 2 important topics: KV Reform “Kaufleute 2023” and the BEC retirement.

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26.04.2022

Free webinars: Let´s talk more about alternatives for BEC

Our event series continues! We would like to invite you to more of our informative online events. In the following weeks we will discuss more alternatives for Business English Certificates (BEC) – such as IELTS and the Cambridge Main Suite exams.

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25.04.2022

Spring Seminar 2022 cancelled – we will meet in Spring 2023

We have made the difficult decision to cancel the Spring Seminar for this year overall and to move it to 2023. We will be looking forward to seeing you again live in 2023!  

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07.04.2022

Cambridge Exams 2023 are online now

Cambridge English computer- and paper-based exams for the year 2023 are online now. Swiss Exams offers exams all throughout Switzerland and we have added a new location for Cambridge Exams: Geneva. 

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07.04.2022

Kaufleute 2022 and Language Diplomas

The new KV commercial apprenticeship will start in 2023 and it brings significant changes, also in terms of foreign language learning. However, it is still certain that foreign language skills remain critical for young business professionals. Why? Read on.

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09.03.2022

How to help your students stay motivated for the Cambridge exams? 3 crucial tips for teachers

You can imagine how tough it can be for students to get through the whole process of preparing for their Cambridge English exam. Motivation is key! Here are a few tips on how to help students to build their confidence and keep up their motivation. The effort is worth it because Cambridge English Certificates remain important for students and schools (schools´ recognition) alike.

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09.03.2022

Reminder: 2022 reservations for Cambridge exam seats!

It’s this time of the year again: exam seats fill up quickly, so if you haven’t yet, reserve them for your class now! We are happy to help you to find the right date/location.

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09.03.2022

Similarities between Cambridge Exams, IELTS and Linguaskill

Cambridge Assessment English provides the world’s leading range of qualifications and tests for learners of English. Swiss Exams offers these internationally recognised English Qualifications: the well-known Cambridge English Qualifications, the IELTS test and the Linguaskill test. To give you a better overview of our exams, we have added them to an Exam Overview Chart which you can download below.

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09.03.2022

Alternatives for Cambridge English Business (BEC) Exams

Don’t miss it! Alternatives for Cambridge BEC. We regularly run information events for teachers and school administrators. Join and stay informed.

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09.03.2022

8 Reasons why your students should now take a Cambridge English Exam

Share this article with your students! Here are 8 reasons why they should take a Cambridge English Qualification now more than ever. 

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19.01.2022

2022 Events coming up

Make sure to sign up for our upcoming webinars and workshops 

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21.12.2021

Why should your students use the Test & Train digital learning tool?

Test & Train is a digital learning tool. The students can use it from everywhere. No matter if they work on it from home on the computer, or during a train ride on their mobile phone. Test & Train is the perfect preparation in addition to school lessons. 

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21.12.2021

Benefit from a 20% discount on our preparation books from our online shop

As our preparation centre, you benefit from a 20% discount throughout the year. If you need help finding the right book or you cannot find the book in our online shop, we’re happy to assist you.

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21.12.2021

TCF – Test de connaissance de français

Your colleagues teaching French and your school will want to know. Please share this article with them!

New Exam Location Geneva - for Cambridge English Exams, IELTS on Computer and TCF French Exams
16.12.2021

New Exam Location Geneva - for Cambridge English Exams, IELTS on Computer and TCF French Exams

Swiss Exams – Authorised Cambridge English Platinum Centre, Official IELTS Test Centre and TCF Centre de passation is proud to announce their new exam location in Geneva.

New Cambridge English Exam Regulations 2022: wrist with the smart watch
30.11.2021

New Cambridge English Exam Regulations 2022

Please read this information carefully to be fully aware of the newest regulations at Cambridge English Exams and let your students know.

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30.11.2021

Sustainable Exam solutions for you

Swiss Exams offers sustainable partnerships to schools and organisations. Read on to learn about the exam solutions we have to offer.

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29.11.2021

Did you miss our IELTS Workshop? Don’t worry we have you covered!

We were proud to host our first IELTS Workshop on the 10th of November 2021. Our IELTS experts gave great insights on the test overall, IELTS on computer, the different parts: listening, writing & speaking. If you did not have the chance to join read on!

Swiss Exams now offers French Exams on computer!
29.11.2021

Swiss Exams now offers French Exams on computer!

Your colleagues teaching French and your school will want to know. Please share this article with them!

New hubs for Cambridge English Exams
29.11.2021

New hubs for Cambridge English Exams

We’re bringing Cambridge English Exams closer to you with two new hubs in Switzerland.

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27.10.2021

New IELTS test books!

In order to prepare your students for the next IELTS Test, we are presenting you the newest IELTS Products in our Online Shop.

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27.10.2021

First IELTS workshop for teachers & free IELTS study pack

Prepare your students for their test by joining our first free IELTS workshop, a range of free IELTS study materials and more resources!

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27.10.2021

The Future of Testing – free online event

Do your students have what it takes for their future? On the one hand, we will be talking about the skills of the future and on the other about the future of Cambridge Exams and more skills relevant in today’s job market!

Last Cambridge English exam seats in 2021 available now!
27.10.2021

Last Cambridge English exam seats in 2021 available now!

In response to the high demand for computer-based exams, Swiss Exams has added additional exam dates for the last quarter of 2021. Last available seats are open.

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27.10.2021

How will exams be administered in the future?

Since the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a very disruptive time for education all around the world started. Schools and universities struggled to provide online classes and exams for their students. What will the future of exams look like?

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29.09.2021

Students successfully pass their Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET) exam – Oberstufe Compogna, Thusis

After a year of preparation students of the classes 9a and 9b of the Oberstufe Compogna in Thusis successfully completed their Cambridge B1 Preliminary exam! Let’s look at how their exam day went:

Checklist to improve your student’s writing skills
29.09.2021

Checklist to improve your student’s writing skills

The Writing part in the exam is often a big challenge for students. Especially, because there are many different things that they must remember. In the Writing paper, students need to make sure that they include everything they are assessed on. 

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29.09.2021

The need for flexibility has increased - The future of testing

Machine learning is changing the future and the future of testing. Learn more about why there is more need for flexibility and what solutions Swiss Exams has to offer. 

Helping Learners help themselves at B2 First and C1 Advanced
29.09.2021

Helping Learners help themselves at B2 First and C1 Advanced

Swiss Exams was the first supplier of Test & Train B2 First. Now we are happy to announce that we also offer Test & Train C1 Advanced in our online shop! Just like Test & Train B2 First, the C1 Advanced brings unique, easy-to-use exam practice through short workouts around the exam questions. 

NEW: IELTS in Basel and St.Gallen session
29.09.2021

NEW: IELTS in Basel and St.Gallen sessions

We ran our first IELTS on computer sessions in Basel and St. Gallen and they went well! 2021 IELTS test dates for all locations can be booked online. New free Last-Minute prep for students registering with Swiss Exams! 

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27.08.2021

Your answers are just a couple of clicks away!

Make sure your students try out our support website for students where they receive feedback and help in less than 48 hours.

Understand your learners needs and levels
27.08.2021

Understand your learners needs and levels

As your learners return to school, you may find that some students are at different levels or abilities. Learn how to best support your students.

Learn more about Linguaskill
27.08.2021

Linguaskill – the future of online English testing?

Cambridge Assessment English developed a new online certification where artificial intelligence assists with adaptive testing and assessment of language skills!

Back to school: fresh and healthy into the new school year
27.08.2021

Back to school: fresh and healthy into the new school year

To provide teachers with some fresh energy for the new school year, we surprised our partner schools with a fruit basket for their teachers’ room. We wish everyone a healthy start!

Exam dates 2022 now open - Reserve dates now! I Swiss Exams
27.08.2021

Exam dates 2022 now open for registration - Reserve dates now!

Cambridge Exam Dates for 2022 are open now! Make sure to register your students early. Cambridge exam dates for 2022 are now open for registration. Do not hesitate and register or have your students register now with Swiss Exams. When reserving early, you can choose the desired exam date for your students. Seats fill up quickly!

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29.07.2021

An investigation into English language teachers’ experience of teaching adult groups online compared to face-to-face

In March 2020, the Covid pandemic made it necessary for educational institutions worldwide to transfer teaching online from one week to the next with minimal planning or preparation.

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29.07.2021

What events will this new academic year offer?

As mentioned in our last newsletter, we are excited to announce that we have new webinars lined up for the coming school year. Make sure to stay updated and save your seat.

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29.07.2021

Be one of 11’000 organisations accepting IELTS scores

Join the list of 11'000 organisations in over 140 countries worldwide and accept IELTS scores.

New teacher guides & free mock tests I Swiss Exams
25.06.2021

New teacher guides & free mock tests

Profit from two new & free guides “A2 Reading Skills Key for Schools” and “B1 Listening Skills Preliminary for Schools” which help you provide effective feedback, advice and support to your students.

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25.06.2021

It’s as Easy as ABC!

Swiss Exams Access has been making life easy for teachers and students providing additional access to information regarding Cambridge English exams registrations. With our brand-new Attendance List feature the entire process is made even easier!

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25.06.2021

NEW: IELTS Locations Basel + St.Gallen & more IELTS Test dates

We have some great news! We now run IELTS on computer in Basel and St. Gallen as new locations. Now IELTS test dates can be booked until the end of the year! In July and August we are running more IELTS sessions. We have also added more IELTS Test dates from August until the end of the year. Moreover, there are new free IELTS webinars for students and the free “Prepare for IELTS” - APP on the go.

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25.06.2021

Catch up and stay tuned

We had some great webinars these past couple of months and we would like to share some highlights with you. Also, we are excited to announce that we have new webinars planed for the coming school year! Read on to learn more.

Profit from our free preparation resources on our website!
28.05.2021

Benefit from our free preparation resources on our website!

Make use of a variety of free preparation resources for both teachers and candidates on our website. Free sample tests, wordlists, online activities, and more to use for your exam preparation and English classes.  

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28.05.2021

Prepare for success – with Linguaskill

Are you planning on assessing your student’s or employee's language level to place them in a suitable exam preparation or language course? Or would you like to test their readiness before they take the official Cambridge Exam? 

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28.05.2021

Latest digital learning materials – Test & Train

Swiss Exams is the first to purchase and sell the Cambridge University Press new self-study preparation programme Test & Train.

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28.05.2021

Don’t miss our upcoming webinars!

Our last webinars before the summer holidays are taking place in June. If you are from a partner school profit from free webinars by using your partner school code.  

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28.05.2021

A closer look at computer-based exams - Q&A with a teacher

Do you have reservations about enrolling your students in a computer-based exam? ...because you have adequately prepared them for a paper-based exam and, as a result, a computer-based exam does not seem to be appropriate? There are no reasons why computer-based tests shouldn't be considered as well. Continue reading to learn more about the advantages of computer-based exams and why Mr Bischofberger and his school, BZW Weinfelden, choose them over paper-based exams. 

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28.05.2021

Now - Reserve your seats with Swiss Exams Access!

Make sure to secure your seats for the upcoming school year now!

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25.05.2021

Online shop book orders before holidays

Have you placed your book order for the upcoming school year? Take a look at our online store and place your order for your students' books right away!

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28.04.2021

Help your students achieve the best writing result possible!

Cambridge Assessment English creates writing assessment guide for C1 Advanced Teacher Guide and C2 Proficiency Teacher Guide.

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28.04.2021

How to do Block entries in Swiss Exams Access?

Have you ever tried doing group or block entries? Read the following article to learn more about the different options Swiss Exams offers.

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28.04.2021

New webinars and workshops coming up!

Make sure to sign up for our upcoming webinars and workshops. We have exciting webinars coming up! Learn more about how to encourage your students to self-study and how to use Quizlet, a free and useful tool to practice grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, etc. Check them out below and make sure to sign up.

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28.04.2021

IELTS on computer: more locations & new website

Swiss Exams offers IELTS on computer (Academic & General Training) in Winterthur, Lausanne and new in St.Gallen and Basel. Find out more about IELTS on our NEW website dedicated to this English test.

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28.04.2021

“Linguaskill at Home” now available via Swiss Exam Skills

Swiss Exams Skills is a new platform which manages the process of language learning and testing by consolidating the customer journey of the candidate, the school or company and the assessment provider. Linguaskill is the first of 5 assessments now onboarded to the platform.

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25.03.2021

Cambridge English Exam Dates 2022 – online now!

All new exam dates for 2022 are now online

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25.03.2021

Our Swiss Exams Tips Trio available in our online shop!

Swiss Exams Tips for Cambridge English Exams. Best exam preparation for your students!

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25.03.2021

4 Reasons why English Language Qualifications matter after Corona

Corona has changed many things in our lives and will change things to come. We believe that the significance of holding an English qualification will be more important now than ever before.

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25.03.2021

VIP … for a good exam experience!

VIP… meaning in this article, very important procedures for a good exam experience.

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25.03.2021

Our Spring Seminar 2021 was a success!

First Online Spring Seminar now lies in the past…

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03.03.2021

Swiss Exams Tips for Cambridge B2 First, C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency

BRAND new Swiss Exams Tips with special discount available in our online shop

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19.02.2021

Spring Seminar 2021 - Publisher Highlights

Did you know that we will have five different English Language Training material publishers presenting live at our upcoming Spring Seminar?

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19.02.2021

Cambridge C2 Proficiency Swiss Exams Tips now in our Online Shop

New Swiss Exams Tips for level C2 Proficiency with special discount available in our online shop.

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19.02.2021

New Cambridge Exam guides for your students

These new guides will help your students to be best prepared for their Cambridge English exam. Download the guides here.

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19.02.2021

Scaffolding learners’ writing and so nurture learner autonomy...

Learn from this research article Issue 64 / May 2016

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29.01.2021

“New Learning” - in the digital age

The new way of learning is not always as easy as meets the eye. It can be challenging for both the teacher and the learner. That’s where this year’s Spring Seminar topic jumps in at the right time. Keyword: Learner Autonomy.

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29.01.2021

Cambridge C1 Advanced Swiss Exams Tips now in our Online Shop

Increase pass rates of your classes with our brand new and exclusive “Cambridge C1 Advanced Swiss Exams Tips” booklet with exam practice and study tips for your students.

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29.01.2021

Meet our experienced Cambridge speakers!

With less than 5 weeks left until we welcome you to our annual Spring Seminar, we would like to take the time to shine a light on our workshops brought to you by excellent and experienced speakers.

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29.01.2021

Speaking Test Partners – What you need to know

A good portion of apprehension accompanies the Speaking Test and the partnering option. Here is some information and advice to hand on to your students:

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29.01.2021

Remote exams under secure conditions

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only changed the way we teach in the online sphere but has also impacted the methods of testing and assessing.

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16.12.2020

Supporting every teacher – all year around

The closing of the schools in Switzerland and around the world has changed teaching. A lot of face-to-face teaching had to be changed to remote online teaching.

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16.12.2020

End of year letter from Lori Kaithan, CEM and CEO

”Christmas is not only a time of rejoicing but also one of reflection.” Winston Churchill

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16.12.2020

Spring Seminar 2021 – Registration is now open

The Spring Seminar is back! Although not the way you were used to...

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15.12.2020

Computer-delivered IELTS 2020 – 2021

Swiss Exams has successfully launched computer-delivered IELTS in Winterthur/Zürich and in Lausanne with more locations to be added in 2021.

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27.11.2020

Tips for Teachers & Administrators – Swiss Exams Access

A year ago, we launched Swiss Exams Access and many schools make excellent use of the platform.

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27.11.2020

Improving look and security – Cambridge Assessment English introduces new certificates as of November 2020

As of November 2020, Cambridge Assessment English changed the look of the Cambridge English Qualifications certificates to improve the security and modernize the look and feel of the certificates.

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27.11.2020

Improve exam preparation for your students – Two new CUP Trainers available now!

In our latest update to our Online Shop we have added two books in high demand to our inventory. New Trainers for C1 Advanced and B2 Business Vantage.

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27.11.2020

Empowering your students – developing learner autonomy

Although not a new topic, this has certainly become more relevant than ever. Online teaching, which we teachers all had to get involved with recently, has shown us that students who know how and are motivated to learn on their own are a necessity when teaching remotely and not just “nice to have.”

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29.10.2020

Linguaskill – Remote-proctored English language assessment during Covid-19

With the number of Corona infections rising globally, our way of conducting English language testing in huge halls with a lot of candidates is a challenge.

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29.10.2020

Online teaching with MS Teams – new webinars focus on enhancing online classrooms

Looking back at a very successful webinar series on the online meeting platform Zoom, we are continuing our Swiss Exams Digital Fall with a webinar series dedicated to teaching on the Microsoft Teams platform.

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28.10.2020

Delivering the best exam day experience possible – Swiss Exams awarded with an “excellent” grade for the exam day compliance assessment

In September Swiss Exams was subject to an Exam Day Compliance Audit which was conducted by Cambridge Assessment English. We are happy to share with you that we were awarded an “excellent” grade from the Cambridge inspectors.

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28.10.2020

Stay up-to-date and contact us in good time

The market changes, our everyday life is currently dependent on the decision made by the government concerning the Corona virus, businesses adjust their procedures and rules.

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23.09.2020

Why having a certificate is even more important after Corona

In the last couple of weeks, several media outlets reported on apprenticeship and university graduates alike experiencing rough times in their job search due to the Corona crisis. Some even spoke of the risk of “losing a generation”.

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23.09.2020

Is it safe to do exams now?

From the 8th to the 10th September there was a global online conference called Cambridge Live Experience. 

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23.09.2020

When hearts are filled with pride #customerstory

The first certificate ceremony of 2020 was held at SBW Haus des Lernens in Kreuzlingen in a small circle.

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23.09.2020

First computer-delivered IELTS sessions went well

Swiss Exams are experts in running computer-based exams and has over 30 years experience in exam management. What does it mean to ‘start operations with a new product’ for the Swiss Exams Team? Here some insights.

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23.09.2020

Is your school on the “recommended schools” website?

Swiss Exams has always put significant focus on partner development and support for their partner schools. Hence, Swiss Exams recommends their preparation centres / schools officially on its website.

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23.09.2020

Digital Fall – join our webinars in October and November

After successfully kicking off our Digital Fall with our first two webinars we are continuing with this strategy throughout the fall.

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28.08.2020

Swiss Exams kicks off the Digital Fall – New webinar series

Covid-19 has forced us to change the way we interact with our clients and especially with teachers and schools.

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26.08.2020

A customer story: interview with a partner school

Andreas Pribnow is the ‘Deputy Rector Berufsmatura’ at the zB. Zentrum Bildung Wirtschaftsschule | KV Aargau Ost. Read on to hear what he has to say answering three questions.

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26.08.2020

Swiss Exams Tips – New and exclusively in our online shop

Increase pass rates of your classes with our brand new and exclusive “Swiss Exams Tips” booklet with exam practice and study tips for your students. Explore “Swiss Exams Tips” now and read on.

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26.08.2020

Computer-delivered IELTS with Swiss Exams: operations start

With some delay, due to the Covid-19 situation, Swiss Exams will finally start IELTS operations across Switzerland in September.

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26.08.2020

“Welcome to the new school year” fruit boxes – stay well

After a challenging end of the last school year due to the ever-present Corona Virus, schools are starting again after the summer break.

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15.07.2020

Swiss Exams - Corona COVID 19 Measures to end

At the start of the Corona crisis, Swiss Exams immediately implemented measures to support their schools, teachers and candidates. As the Corona crisis has now become less acute and the government restrictions have been loosened, Swiss Exams is also slowly moving back to “normality”.  

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30.06.2020

How are computer-based and paper-based Cambridge English Exams the same/different?

Are you hesitant to enroll your students for a computer-based exam? Do you feel like you have prepared them for a paper-based exam and, therefore, think a computer-based exam does not seem suitable for them? There is no reason to not also consider computer-based exams. Read on to get more insight into the benefits of computer-based exams and understand why this demand is constantly increasing.

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30.06.2020

A Cambridge English High Stakes Exam at home?

Yes. In the last couple of months we have seen that we can work remotely together, that students can be taught online and we can learn from each other with webinars. Linguaskill from Cambridge takes it one step further: Cambridge English Exams at home.

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30.06.2020

How to reserve exam dates for your school - with Swiss Exams

Would you like to reserve an exam date for your class? Customized, easy and quick.

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30.06.2020

Making life easier for your Cambridge English students – Webinar

Have you asked yourself: how can I make my Cambridge English students’ lives easier?  - So have we and have, therefore, come up with this webinar.

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30.06.2020

#Wedomoreforstudents - increase pass rates of your classes

Increase pass rates of your classes with our brand new and exclusive “Swiss Exams Tips” booklet with exam practice and study tips for your students. Explore “Swiss Exams Tips” now and read on.

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30.06.2020

#Wedomore: Cambridge English Exam dates 2020 + 2021 for Switzerland

We are offering more Cambridge English Exam dates during the summer break, the rest of 2020 and in 2021 in our locations in Berne, Lucerne, Basel, Aargau, Lausanne, Winterthur, Zurich, St.Gallen and Chur. The exam seats are filling up quickly so please tell your students to register now. Read on and find out why your students should take their exam now.

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29.05.2020

Swiss Exams Webinare - so erfolgreich wie nie zuvor

Swiss Exams Webinare - so erfolgreich wie nie zuvor

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29.05.2020

Erste Prüfungen für Kandidaten von neuen Schulen aus Bern, Aargau und Luzern

Mehrere hundert Kandidaten von „neuen“ Partnerschulen von Swiss Exams, die in den Regionen Bern, Aargau und Luzern betreut werden, haben ihre Prüfungen im Mai abgelegt, weitere folgen im Juni und Juli. Angesichts der herausfordernden Situation in diesen Regionen war das Feedback bisher ausgezeichnet und wir freuen uns darauf, die Situation im Laufe der Zeit zu verbessern. In den kommenden Monaten werden wir Webinare abhalten, um alle Schulen mit „Swiss Exams Access“ vertraut zu machen, unserem Kommunikations- und Prüfungsmanagementsystem, welches einige Schulen bereits eingeführt haben.

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29.05.2020

Ein Einblick in Swiss Exams Prüfungen während Corona-Zeiten

Ein Einblick in Swiss Exams Prüfungen während Corona-Zeiten 

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29.05.2020

Verweigerte Prüfungswiederholungsoptionen für Kandidaten aus dem ehemaligen Bern Centre

Wir haben zahlreiche Anrufe von Kandidaten und Schulen erhalten, denen die Entschädigung für ihre Prüfung „Exam Retake Option“, die angeblich „versichert“ ist, verweigert wurde.

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29.05.2020

Mehr BEC (P, V, H), FCE, CAE, CPE Prüfungen in Bern, Zürich, Winterthur

Mehr BEC (P, V, H), FCE, CAE, CPE Prüfungen in Bern, Zürich, Winterthur - Reservationen zwingend

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29.05.2020

Update – Cambridge English Exams in Switzerland

Update – Cambridge English Exams in Switzerland

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06.05.2020

Onboarding der “neuen” Schulen erfolgreich

Als Folge der Situation in Bern, Luzern und Aargau, konnte Swiss Exams in den letzten Wochen für viele Schulen Lösungen erarbeiten.

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06.05.2020

Ausbau von Swiss Exams Centre Bern / Luzern / Aargau für Cambridge English Exams

Ausbau von Swiss Exams Zentren in den Kantonen Bern, Luzern und Aargau für die Durchführung der Cambridge English Prüfungen.

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06.05.2020

Kantonale Bewilligungen zur Durchführung der Prüfungen – Prüfungen finden mit Bewilligungen und Sicherheitskonzept statt

Swiss Exams konnte in den letzten Wochen für alle relevanten Kantone die erforderlichen Bewilligungen zur Durchführung der Prüfungen ab sofort einholen.

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02.04.2020

Information event, April, 2nd, 2020 - Additional resources and information

Dear schools, Dear school administrators, Dear teachers

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19.03.2020

“Bridging Corona” with Online Tools for Cambridge Exams – Swiss Exams Webinar by John Potts

“Bridging Corona” with Online Tools for Cambridge Exams – Swiss Exams Webinar by John Potts

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12.03.2020

"Corona - Covid - 19” Massnahmen Cambridge Exams – by Swiss Exams

MUST READ – An alle Cambridge Exams Lehrer und Schulen in der Schweiz. Bitte lesen Sie diese Nachricht bis zum Schluss.  

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11.03.2020

Präventive Vorkehrungen an Prüfungstagen bezüglich des Coronavirus

Swiss Exams Winterthur 11.03.2020 | Medienmitteilung

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27.02.2020

NILE 2020 MA in Professional Development for Language Education

Schwyz University of Teacher Education is pleased to host the F2F module Language Teaching Methodology, the core module of NILE’s MA in Professional Development for Language Education.

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27.02.2020

Research Notes Issue 76: Exam Revisions as part of ongoing quality assurance processes

Research Notes Issue 76 Exam Revisions as part of ongoing quality assurance processes

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27.02.2020

Digital Transformation in Language Assessment 

In the last 15 years we have noticed four areas which have changed how organisations deliver language learning. 

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27.02.2020

Enhance your LinkedIn Profile: Candidates can now add their Cambridge Certificate to LinkedIn

Did you know that your students can add their Cambridge Certificate to their LinkedIn profile?

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27.02.2020

The science behind Linguaskill: How does the auto-marker correct your writing test?

An innovative new technology called auto-marker is used to accurately assess the candidate’s level of English with the help of artificial intelligence. But how does it work?

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27.02.2020

Upcoming Events (Live and Swiss Exams Webinars)

The Swiss Exams Team aims to offer the best possible Teacher Development events for you. Check out this list of our following webinars and workshops below. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our events soon. Our upcoming webinars, workshops and seminars will cover interesting topics such as “Empowering your learners – developing learner autonomy”, “Mastering Some Language Aspects of the Cambridge Exams: B2 First and C1 Advanced” or an overview of the newly revised KET and PET exams. Have a look and find out more!

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27.02.2020

Empowering your learners – developing learner autonomy- a seminar you will not want to miss!

If you would like to learn how to put your students at the centre of the learning process in and outside of your classroom, then you should not miss this seminar. By learning how to help your students develop their autonomy, you are allowing them to make decisions about their own learning and giving them the confidence to achieve their goals.

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29.01.2020

Boost your student’s English level - Introducing: the newest additions to our online shop

Are you looking to prepare for a Cambridge English Exam, or do you want to improve your student's English skills? Look no further. We are happy to introduce you to some of the best preparation material we have to offer- provided by Cambridge University Press.

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29.01.2020

Updates and support: Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary exams

The revised A2 Key, A2 Key for Schools, B1 Preliminary and B1 Preliminary for Schools qualifications are now live. These exams have undergone a thorough review to reflect the latest research in language learning and teaching.

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29.01.2020

Swiss Exams events you will not want to miss

The Swiss Exams Team aims to offer the best possible Teacher Development events for you. Next to the 16th Annual Cambridge English Spring Seminar taking place 16-17 May 2020, you will find a list of webinars and workshops here. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our events soon.

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29.01.2020

We invested where it truly matters for you = Swiss Exams Access

Do you know “Swiss Exams Access” yet? Well, you definitely need to learn about it: a platform for school administrators, teachers and students, providing you with additional access to information regarding Cambridge English exams registrations for your school. In a nutshell, registrations made easy for you!

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29.01.2020

Registration is open: 16th Annual Cambridge English Spring Seminar, 16 - 17 May 2020

We are happy to announce that the 16th Annual Cambridge English Spring Seminar will take place on 16 – 17 May 2020 in Horgen with the topic "Empowering your learners - developing learner autonomy". Registration is open: Save your seat now!

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10.01.2020

Swiss Exams and the British Council in new unprecedented IELTS Partnership in Switzerland

Swiss Exams and the British Council signed an Agreement for delivering IELTS Computer-Based testing in Swiss Exams locations across Switzerland. 

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18.12.2019

Webinars & Workshops in 2020

Our upcoming webinars and workshops will cover interesting topics such as Mastering Some Language Aspects of the Cambridge Exams, Group Performance Report or the Cambridge Exam Support Programme (CESP). Have a look and find out more! “Mastering Some Language Aspects of the Cambridge Exams: B2 First and C1 Advanced” Reserve your seat now and benefit from practical tips in one of our free webinars and workshops. The topics and content of the webinars will lead into the workshop topic. The workshop will then take place after the webinars in March in Chur

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18.12.2019

CONGRATULATIONS!

As Swiss Exams we congratulate our new Team Leader for the Speaking Test, Suzanne Bösiger. Suzanne is a very experienced and good examiner and we are very happy that she is now part of the team that is responsible for the professional execution of the speaking test. 

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18.12.2019

Exam dates added for computer-based exams in Berne and Lausanne

Due to the popularity of computer-based testing, we have added more exam dates in Berne and Lausanne. Reserve the exam seats for your class and contact us now.

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18.12.2019

Spring Seminar 2020 – Registration opens in January

Our next Annual Spring Seminar will take place on 16 – 17 May 2020 in Horgen/ZH. The topic is: “Empowering your learners- developing learner autonomy” and registration opens in January 2020.

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18.12.2019

Merry Christmas and a Successful 2020!

We thank you for your loyalty and support throughout the past year. Each year you motivate us anew to do our best for you.Now it remains for us only to wish you a wonderful holiday season, a well-deserved break and all the best for the New Year!

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29.11.2019

Impressions from the Future Day with Swiss Exams

On Thursday, 14th of November, we celebrated International Future Day - formerly known as International Girls’ Day - in our office. Swiss Exams has invited Tina (13) and Skye (13) to join our Team in Winterthur. We were very happy to welcome them to our office and show them what a workday at Swiss Exams is like.

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29.11.2019

Research Notes: Using Technology to develop learning-oriented assessment and autonomy in students

Using Technology to develop learning-oriented assessment and autonomy in students. Read this interesting introduction and article from the Research notes of Cambridge Assessment English.

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29.11.2019

Teacher Development at Songwe Sunrise Education Centre in Tanzania

“My trip to develop the teaching and learning of English at Songwe Sunrise Education Centre in Songwe, near Mbeya in western Tanzania, included a number of firsts. It was my first time in Tanzania, and indeed my first visit to Africa, and also my first crossing of the equator into the southern hemisphere. It was also the first time I heard a hyena..."

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29.11.2019

Linguaskill: What is new?

We would like to take this opportunity to update on some exciting new developments for Linguaskill. Linguaskill helps institutions test candidates easily and reliably. The test provides them with fast results which are aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the internationally recognized standard for describing language competences.

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29.11.2019

25 000 organisations recognise Cambridge exams worldwide

Cambridge English exams are recognised by over 25’000 universities, employers and governments all across the world. The Cambridge English certificate opens doors to higher education and improves employment opportunities, to name a few. Find out more about this growing trend! The Cambridge English exams, developed by Cambridge Assessment English, a part of the University of Cambridge, provides the world’s leading range of qualifications and tests for learners and teachers of English.

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29.11.2019

How to access statistics of your class

Preparation centres can access group performance reports which show how students performed by skill, by grade, by Cambridge English Scale score and to compare performance by year and against national and global averages. Preparation Centres can also see reports for their internal candidates. The reports cover all Cambridge English Qualifications from Starters to Proficiency and Business Certificates.

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29.11.2019

Webinars & Workshops in December and 2020: New Candidate Portal & Class Performance Reports & Mastering Some Language Aspects of the Cambridge Exams

Our upcoming webinars will cover interesting topics about our brandnew exam registration platform “Swiss Exams Access” as well as group performance reports. “Mastering Some Language Aspects of the Cambridge Exams consist of two webinars leading up to a free workshop, all of them with John Potts from January to March 2020. Have a look and find out more!

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29.10.2019

Successful free teacher workshop with John Potts in September

On 20th September 2019 Swiss Exams hosted a fully booked free teacher workshop with John Potts in Zurich. Have a look at some impressions!

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29.10.2019

Interesting fact sheet to support you at the start of the school year

The start of the school year is the perfect time to explain the benefits of Cambridge English Qualifications to both students and parents. Read this article to find out more and download a helpful PDF for your support.

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29.10.2019

Cambridge BEC Courses for «Höhere Fachschulen HF» or «Fachhochschulen FH» - Moving towards digitalisation

The number of higher-education programmes (HF and FH) in Switzerland offering preparation for the Cambridge Business English Certificates has grown significantly. The BEC certificates are an integral part of these programmes. Cambridge English and Speexx now offer digital learning solutions fit for higher education.

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29.10.2019

How to understand the Cambridge English exam results?

This article will help you and your students to find out when and how to access Cambridge English exam results. Have a look!

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29.10.2019

Upcoming free teacher workshop with John Potts in Berne

In this practical workshop teachers will establish and clarify the assessment scales that are applied to the writing component in B2 First (FCE) and C1 Advanced (CAE). Sign up for one of the last seats for this workshop now!

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29.10.2019

Take your Cambridge Exam at home – remote proctoring makes it possible

New technology allows organisations to provide assessment anywhere and at any time, while guaranteeing full security standards. In other words, candidates do not need to come to a designated place at a pre-arranged time to do high-stakes exams, they do it from home, from school or from work.

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29.10.2019

Swiss Exams Access – Cambridge Registrations made easy!

We are happy to announce that Swiss Exams Access, a platform for school administrators, teachers and students, providing you with additional access to information regarding Cambridge English exams registrations for your school, has successfully been introduced.

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17.09.2019

Secondary School Käferholz - Certificate Ceremony

On Friday evening, 23 August 2019 the Swiss Exams Team was invited by Joe Hediger, an English teacher at the Secondary School Käferholz in Zurich, to an award ceremony where Lori Kaithan, the CEM & CEO of Swiss Exams, would hand the certificates to the students personally. 

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17.09.2019

Course material for your classroom: Compact Key for Schools and Compact Preliminary for Schools

The “Compact” series is an exam-focused preparation course book which quickly maximises student performance - a 50 to 60 hour course for the A2 Key for Schools and B1 Preliminary for Schools exams from 2020.

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17.09.2019

Research Notes: Interactive Communication in the B2 First Speaking Exam

Enhancing learning-oriented feedback for Cambridge English: First / paired interactions. Read this interesting article from the Research Notes of Cambridge Assessment English. 

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17.09.2019

Mini Trainers for Young Learners available in our Online Shop now!

Fun preparation for Pre-A1 Starters, A1 Movers and A2 Flyers covers all the skills your pupils need to be ready on their exam day. Have a look!

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17.09.2019

8 – 9 November 2019: Cambridge Exams Introduction Seminar for Secondary Schools

Our next Cambridge exams introductory seminar for secondary schools will take place on 8 – 9 November 2019 in Berne. School directors and teachers will be introduced to the Cambridge English exams and the congruent requirements of the “Lehrplan 21”. Sign up now.

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17.09.2019

What is remote proctoring?

New technology allows organisations to provide assessment anywhere and at any time, while guaranteeing full security standards. In other words, candidates do not need to come to a designated place at a pre-arranged time to do high-stakes exam, they do it from home, from school or from work.

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23.08.2019

Extra Exam Preparation Support for "Kantonsschulen" – CESP Programme

This acronym stands for Cambridge English Support Programme (CESP). This is a programme that supports the students at our preparation centre in Chur, the Bündner Kantonsschule, who must pass the C1 CAE exam at the end of their last year there. 

Upcoming Teacher Workshops in Berne
23.08.2019

Upcoming Teacher Workshops in Berne

Our next upcoming teacher workshops will take place in Berne. “Einführungsseminar für Sekundarschulen” on 8 – 9 November 2019 and Workshop on “Developing and Assessing Writing skills at B2 and C1” with John Potts on 22 November 2019. 08.11.2019 to 09.11.2019 Berne

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23.08.2019

CHF 10.- voucher for all Swiss Exams Candidates

We do our utmost to support your candidates with the best possible preparation for our Cambridge English Exams.

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23.08.2019

Swiss Exams 2019 & 2020

We would like to wish everyone a good start into the school year. We thank you for your loyalty and cooperation and would like to inform you of developments for Cambridge Exams for the upcoming school year 2019 -2020.

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23.08.2019

Business Opportunity for Language Schools (BEC Online Courses)

You are a language school in search for a Cambridge Business B1-C1 (BEC) online preparation course! Swiss Exams, in partnership with Speexx, offersthe solution you may have been looking for.

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23.08.2019

Fruit Basket – Welcome to the new School Year

Every year we think of ways to show our appreciation to our clients for their loyalty and cooperation, as a Cambridge English exams preparation centre with Swiss Exams. In order to provide teachers with some fresh energy for the new school year, we surprised our partner schools with a fruit basket for the school’s office or the teachers’ room. 

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17.07.2019

Preparation Material: Special Sale on books for A2 Key and Key for Schools and B1 Preliminary and Preliminary for Schools

Special sale until the end of this year! If you are preparing your students for the A2 Key, A2 Key for Schools, B1 Preliminary or B1 Preliminary for Schools exam in 2019, take advantage of our current 20% discount on all the following books available in our Online Shop.  

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17.07.2019

Logo to be used by Cambridge English Preparation Centres

Cambridge Assessment English is happy to provide schools that actively prepare candidates for the Cambridge English Exams with the logo below to help promote exam preparation courses. Have a look!

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17.07.2019

What are Cambridge English Qualifications?

Have a look at this new video produced by Cambridge Assessment English on the Cambridge English Qualifications. What do the Cambridge English Qualifications mean to all the test takers around the world and how are they produced?

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17.07.2019

Set texts at C2 Proficiency (CPE)

The set text question is in Part 2 of the Writing Paper and is one of four questions candidates can choose from during this part. Candidates should not attempt the optional set text question in Part 2 unless they have the necessary vocabulary and understanding of the text to answer the task set.

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19.06.2019

Speexx and Swiss Exams are bringing online preparation courses for the Business Exams and Linguaskill to Switzerland

Speexx and Swiss Exams will bring co-branded Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English Prep Courses to Switzerland. Use this opportunity to learn about the new Cambridge English Prep Courses for B1 - C1 Business and Linguaskill.

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19.06.2019

Upcoming free Teacher Workshop with John Potts in Zurich on 20 September 2019

Register now for the upcoming free Workshop with John Potts on the topic: “Developing and Assessing Writing Skills at C1 and C2”. (limited space)

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19.06.2019

Successful launch of Linguaskill Business

In January 2019 Linguaskill was launched successfully and the replacement of BULATS will come into effect as of January 2020. Linguaskill is now accepted by more and more important higher education institutions in Switzerland and abroad.

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19.06.2019

Cambridge English Exams in Lausanne, St. Gallen, Winterthur, Zürich, Chur, Lucerne, Berne and Basel are filling up quickly. Tell your students to register now!

Swiss Exams offers exam dates throughout the summer. Although it is possible when registering with Swiss Exams to register very close to the exam date, the dates across Switzerland are filling quickly. We encourage teachers to inform all students interested in taking their exam during the summer to have a look at the availability now and not wait too long.

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19.06.2019

Exam preparation material - Place your book order before the summer holidays!

Have you not yet placed your book order for your class after the summer holidays? Have a look at our online shop and reserve the books for your students now! Preparation Centres get a 20 % discount.

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19.06.2019

30 Year Anniversary of the Cambridge Exam Centre in Winterthur

This year we are celebrating our 30th Centre Anniversary. We would like to share some details of our history and thank everyone for this success!

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19.06.2019

Research Notes Issue 68: Independent vocabulary learning: A ‘teacherless’ approach

The following gives you an insight into independent vocabulary learning. An interesting article from the Research Notes of Cambridge Assessment English. AIDA SAHUTOGLU ST GILES LONDON CENTRAL

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19.06.2019

How to use the EnglishProfile.org

The EnglishProfile.org was introduced at our annual Cambridge English Spring Seminar. In case you missed it, you now have the chance to get some video tutorials on this helpful online tool.

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19.06.2019

TLC Sprachschule and Swiss Exams – a sustainable partnership (video)

TLC Sprachschule is one of the our successful Language Testing Competence Centres (LTCCs). They regularly offer the German language assessment test called Goethe-Test PRO to their clients. Watch this video to find out what an exam session looks like!

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29.05.2019

How to decide if a student is ready to take a Cambridge English Qualification?

Should you need help deciding if a learner is ready to sit an exam or not, the exam registration guide of Cambridge Assessment English can support you through the process. Read more to see useful tips for teachers and parents.

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29.05.2019

Explaining Results for A2 Key to C2 Proficiency (videos) to help you and your students better

It is extremely exciting, not only for candidates but also for teachers and parents, to receive exam results. Cambridge Assessment English has created two videos to help you and your students better understand the Cambridge English qualification results.

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29.05.2019

Swiss Exams on Social Media – follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

Have you had a chance to view our company page on one of our social media channels? Share your teaching experiences, tag and follow us and keep up with the latest news, free teaching material, free events, language development stories, etc.

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29.05.2019

New edition: Raymond Murphy’s English Grammar in Use – Best-selling grammar series for B1- B2 English learners

Raymond Murphy's English Grammar in Use is the first choice for intermediate (B1-B2) learners and covers all the grammar needed at this level. The new edition is now available in our online shop. 

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29.05.2019

Spring Seminar 2019 – A weekend to remember (photos)

On 18 - 19 May 2019, the Annual Cambridge English Spring Seminar took place in Horgen ZH. We celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the Spring Seminar as well as the 30th Anniversary of our Cambridge English Exam Centre. Have a look at some impressions! The topic of this year’s seminar was "Your Digital Tool Box... practical tools & apps for your Cambridge English Exam Teaching".

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29.05.2019

New Swiss Exams Department “Partner Development and Candidate Support”

In order to provide even more support to schools and candidates, Swiss Exams has created a new department called “Partner Development and Candidate Support”.

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29.05.2019

Announcement: Speexx and Swiss Exams bring co-branded Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English Prep Courses to Switzerland

We are proud to announce that Swiss Exams has partnered up with Speexx, experts in Online Learning Solutions, to bring co-branded Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English preparation courses to organizations in Switzerland.

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29.05.2019

“Have you ever experienced an exam date being moved at short notice?” – Try Swiss Exams for a better experience….!!

You have registered candidates, you rely on the exam location and the time and then things get changed at short notice. This annoys you, the candidate and, in some cases, even the parents.

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20.05.2019

Speexx and Swiss Exams bring co-branded Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English Prep Courses to Switzerland

Earlier this year, at Learning Technologies UK 2019 (#lt19uk), Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English announced plans to offer co-branded language learning solutions to corporate users worldwide.

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03.05.2019

Spring Seminar 2019 – exciting plenary topics! "From IT to MyT" and “Games-based Language Learning and Assessment”

The plenary sessions of this years’ Spring Seminar will be focused on the future. What makes using tech “worth it”? With so many apps and online gadgets available, it is increasingly important to make informed decisions about which ones to use and why (or why not).  The language learning field has seen many technological innovations in recent years; however, these have primarily focused on language learning rather than language assessment.   Save one of the very last spots at this interesting seminar on 18 – 19 May 2019 in Horgen ZH! 

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16.04.2019

New Speaking Test videos for revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary exams

Prepare learners for their exams with our new Speaking test videos for A2 Key and B1 Preliminary. They give students an insight into what happens during a Speaking test, helping them feel more confident and prepared. (VIDEOS)

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16.04.2019

Successful experience at the Cambridge Day in Berne

During this year’s Cambridge Day in Berne, Swiss Exams was commissioned to carry out Cambridge University Press’ book sale. It was a great pleasure to serve the participants and assist with questions about the resources. Have a look at the 3 favourites of the day!

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16.04.2019

Research notes: Issue 70 – Learning Oriented Feedback and Interactional Competence

This issue contains a report from the Cambridge English Funded Research Programme. This programme provides funding and other support for researchers at universities and other institutions to carry out projects related to Cambridge English tests and services.

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16.04.2019

Upcoming free Teacher Events focusing on the update for A2 Key and B1 Preliminary and Lehrplan 21

This upcoming free teacher workshop, provided by Cambridge Assessment English, focus on the update for A2 Key and B1 Preliminary and the Lehrplan 21 as well. Save your seat and register now.

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16.04.2019

Success story: inlingua Léman and Swiss Exams – a great partnership

inlingua Léman is a language school with nearly 50 years of experience in providing high quality language courses. Find out more about inlingua Leman and what makes the partnership with Swiss Exams so successful. In an effort to enhance the distribution network of Linguaskill in Switzerland, Swiss Exams has established so-called “Language Testing Competence Centres” in all major cities of Switzerland. Language Testing Competence Centres are responsible for the local business development as well as organising and administering the exams. Read more about our silver partner inlingua Léman – Lausanne & Geneva - Thierry Haas, Chief Operating Officer.

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16.04.2019

Do you have a friend who is a German Teacher?

Then you should forward this to them! We are going to run our first workshop for German teachers on 18 May 2019 in Horgen ZH. The topic: “Goethe A2 und B1 – Prüfungsteil Schreiben”.

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16.04.2019

Cambridge English Spring Seminar 18 – 19 May 2019 in Horgen ZH

We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming Spring Seminar 2019, taking place on Saturday and Sunday, 18 – 19 May in Horgen ZH. This hands-on seminar will focus on digital tools that you can use in your exam preparation classes.

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16.04.2019

10 Reasons for you to try Swiss Exams as your provider for Cambridge English Exams in Switzerland

Read why your life and the life of your students is better when you work with Swiss Exams…

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20.03.2019

Sharing teacher’s thoughts on Cambridge English exams

Cambridge Assessment English regularly asks schools, teachers and students what they think about Cambridge English Qualifications, so they can continue to make their exams effective and rewarding.

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14.03.2019

Cambridge English: Common Mistakes with Testbank – 20% discount for Preparation Centres

Purchase “Cambridge English: Common Mistakes with Testbank” and receive both, practical tips on how to avoid common mistakes during an exam and an access code for four authentic online practice tests.

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14.03.2019

Upcoming free events and webinars for English teachers

Reserve your seat now and benefit from practical tips in one of our free workshops, seminars and webinars. Different topics such as Cambridge English exams for the Berufsmatura (SEK II), Developing Writing Skills and the Cambridge English exams and the Lehrplan 21 will be covered.

Preparation materials: free material for candidates and teachers
14.03.2019

Free preparation material for candidates and teachers

A wide range of free preparation resources for both teacher and candidate are available on our website. The offer includes free sample tests, wordlists, online activities and much more!

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25.01.2019

Where can a Cambridge English Qualification take you?

Cambridge English qualifications give students admission to the world’s best universities – in Switzerland and abroad.

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25.01.2019

Linguaskill officially recognized by the ZHAW and HSLU

Testing the English language levels of students is an important process for higher education institutions and pathway providers. Whether for admissions, course placement, progress measurement or graduation.

Map of Locations I Swiss Exams
25.01.2019

More exam dates in Berne, Basel, Chur, Lausanne, Lucerne, St. Gallen, Winterthur and Zurich

Due to the high demand, we are offering a lot more computer-based and paper-based Cambridge English exam dates in 2019 and 2020 in various locations in Switzerland. Have a look at this overview and contact us to place date reservations for your classes.

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25.01.2019

New Cambridge English Exam Regulations 2019

We would like to inform preparation centres of a new exam day regulation at Cambridge English Exams. Candidates must not wear wrist watches during the written components. Please forward this information to your students.

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