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How IELTS sets test takers up to fail to maximize profits: exam design flaws.

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Exposure draft 1: IELTS assessment lack of transparency

Exposure draft 2: IELTS hidden curriculum and complexity writing task 2

Exposure draft 3: IELTS  unfair expensive criminal revenue generating appeals process 

Exposure draft 4: IELTS speaking hidden curriculum non-universal content and no choice

Exposure draft 5: IELTS academic reading pedagogical design flaws

​Exposure draft 6: IELTS's comprehensive mandatory client data collection regime

Exposure draft 6 extract: IELTS comparative mandatory data table

Exposure draft 7: A critique of IELTS's flawed listening test

Exposure draft 8: A critique of IELTS's flawed subjective assessment rubrics

Exposure draft 9:      IELTS's policy of insisting that candidates use pencil to answer 80 multiple

                                      choice questions: Grave security concerns for a high-stakes test.

Exposure draft 10:    Stealth data collection project: An investigation into IELTS's policy of

                                      supplying only one Test Report Form (TRF) to their fee-paying clients.

Exposure draft 11:     Estimating the profits that IELTS earns from its academic appeals process.

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