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ETS Global Institute

The ETS Global Institute offers international training through a broad spectrum of courses. The Institute's mission is to advance the fields of testing, assessment and education by:

  • sharing ETS's expertise with educators, policymakers and testing professionals worldwide
  • collaborating with ministries of education, universities and organizations to explore today's increasingly complex educational measurement challenges
  • providing a forum to exchange ideas on issues of concern to test developers and policymakers

What Does the ETS Global Institute Offer?

A distinguished faculty of assessment professionals conduct two modes of training:

  • Standard five-day courses on topics related to large-scale assessment and test item development
  • Customized courses specifically designed to meet specific client needs

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Why Train with the ETS Global Institute?

The ETS Global Institute offers a variety of general training programs to build assessment expertise among education leaders, classroom teachers and school administrators. Program participants:

  • Develop an understanding of how standards and test specifications must be aligned to test items
  • Learn how to determine the quality of tests and the most important aspects of classical test theory and item-response theory
  • Discover how to conduct psychometric analysis of test results and how to base suggestions for improvement on test results
  • Learn the principles and benefits of test-score scaling and equating in large-scale assessments

Our Faculty

The ETS Global Institute faculty consists of practicing professionals who bring firsthand experience to all courses. These testing specialists include:

  • Test developers (with expertise in different subject areas)
  • Psychometricians
  • Managers of testing programs
  • Information technology specialists
  • Experts in test security
  • Education researchers


The ETS Global Institute is based in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Requests for off-site courses will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information, email us at


Course fees vary by program.

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Language of Instruction

Instruction is delivered in English, however, some customization in other languages may be possible. Translators may also be available.

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Learn more about what the ETS Global Institute has to offer.

Download your copy of the Global Institute Course Catalog.