The United Nations recognizes that migrants and foreign workers are vulnerable persons. You may be the victim of extortion if an English language tester refuses to supply a Test Report that you have paid for, and offers to sell you a new service to obtain a Test Report. This may apply even if you have signed a contract agreeing to the terms. A language testing company cannot rely on a commercial agreement to justify engaging in blackmail or extortion for financial gain. Example
Project 2: Rogue English language examiner scams and fake charity shams
English language test providers may be susceptible to rogue language examiners. Example. For example, a rogue examiner may set students up to fail as a way to maximize: repeat business, paid overtime and job security at the branch office level (please see pages 20, 21 & 80).
Project 3: Time series correlation analysis : mapping IELTS's historical
distribution of band scores against current and historical band scores
required for skilled migration - Canada, Australia, New Zealand the UK.
Project 4: IELTS design flaws and demographic data surveillance regime.
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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