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LASS (Ontario)

Language Assessment Support Services (LASS) provides support to all Language Assessment Centres across Ontario by coordinating and providing functional guidance and training, program delivery materials and tools, and sharing information and best practices.  Our ultimate objective is to ensure that newcomer clients receive accurate language assessments and referrals in accordance with the Canadian Language Benchmarks.

The Centre for Education & Training is the only provider of assessor training in CLBA, CLBLA and ELTPA.   TCET has provided assessor training to new employees of Language Assessment Centres since 1996.   TCET also provides certification and recalibration.

Services

Language Assessment Support Services is primarily responsible for providing the following services:

Assessor Training

  • Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment (CLBA)
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks Literacy Assessment (CLBLA)
  • Enhanced Language Training Placement Assessment (ELTPA) (6 – 10)

Assessor Certification and Recalibration

  • Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment (CLBA)
  • Enhanced Language Training Placement Assessment (ELTPA) (6 – 10)

Input to Guidelines for CLARS Language Assessment Centres in Ontario and Updates

Information Resource Services for Assessors and Coordinators

Training and Assessment Materials

Distribution of CLBA/CLBLA Assessment Forms

Annual Coordinators' and Assessors' Meeting

Employment Ontario
Toronto Employment & Social Services
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Government of Saskatchewan
Region of Peel
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
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Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
Employment Ontario
Toronto Employment & Social Services
Service Canada
Government of Saskatchewan
Region of Peel
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
ScotiaBank
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration