How the ECCE is scored

Listening & GVR
How By computer and the application of specialized software, using the principles of Item Response Theory
Where The United States of America
By whom The University of Michigan (U-M).
Writing
How Using scales and procedures established by the U-M, the writing section is scored by two independent raters. In the case of significant difference between the scores of the two raters, a third rater is called to determine the final score.
Where The United States of America
By whom Raters trained and certified according to U-M standards.
Speaking
How Using scales and procedures established by the U-M.
Where In Greece, by trained local examiners. The final score is determined by the University of Michigan in the United States of America.
By whom Examiners trained and certified according to U-M standards.
Assessment principles of the ECCE (in effect as of March 2014):

All ECCE section scores are reported in the following five band scores and corresponding scaled numeric scores:

Band score Scaled numeric score
Honors (H) 840-1000
Pass (P) 750-835
Low Pass (LP) 650-745
Borderline Fail (BF) 610-645
Fail (F) 0-605
  • Candidates whose average score for all four sections is equal to 650 or higher are awarded an ECCE certificate.
  • Candidates whose average score for all four sections is below 650 are not awarded an ECCE certificate.
  • Candidates who have been absent from one or more sections are not awarded an ECCE certificate. Any passing score they may have received for whichever section they were not absent from does not affect the final result.
  • The University of Michigan allows candidates with disabilities to request for special examination accommodations or modifications

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Last Update At: 2014/09/02 - 15:56:53

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