Fronter Cambridge ESOL Examinations

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Fronter Cambridge ESOL Examinations

Cambridge ESOL Examinations

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CASE STUDY

Cambridge ESOL has recently signed a contract with Fronter, incorporating the Fronter Open

Learning Platform into the department’s wide range of e-learning solutions. English blended

learning courses will be delivered via the platform, as well as online coordination of their network of

external examiners.

“This is probably the most exciting project in European higher education, and at Fronter we are

very proud to have been selected by Cambridge ESOL, and to feature in their long term plan to

move their operations onto a digital platform.”

Roger Larsen

Fronter Founder and CEO

Fast Facts

Cambridge ESOL is a

department of Cambridge

Assessment.

• Their mission is “to provide

language learners

and teachers high quality

international exams, tests

and awards.”

• The Cambridge Assessment

Group is Europe’s largest

assessment agency.

Cambridge Assessment was

first established in 1858.

Cambridge ESOL is a not for profit department of the

University of Cambridge, forming part of the Cambridge

Assessment Group (Europe’s largest assessment agency).

First established in 1858, Cambridge Assessment has long

had an essential role in the preservation of high standards

integrally linked to the Cambridge institution. Cambridge ESOL

provides examinations in English for over 2 million people

every year in more than 130 countries.

Partnering with Fronter, Cambridge ESOL will be taking

advantage of the communication, survey, test and learning

path tools in order that their wide network of students and

examiners may be able to coordinate and receive the high

quality education that the Cambridge institution is renowned for.

The Fronter platform will also be instrumental in the effective

sharing of learning resources across ESOL’s global operations.

“We chose the Fronter platform because it provided all the

tools we need to fulfil our e-learning ambitions.”


Nick Charge

Examination Manager

Cambridge ESOL

Nick Charge, Examination Manager at Cambridge ESOL, is responsible for the 10 year strategy for

e-learning. If the initial phases are successful, it is planned that the Fronter learning platform will

play an integral part in Cambridge ESOL’s e-learning strategy.

“We chose the Fronter platform because it provided all the tools we need to fulfil our e-learning

ambitions,” says Nick Charge. “We look forward to working closely with the Fronter team over the

next few years.”

“The Fronter learning platform has been developed in close cooperation with a large reference

group of academic professionals. It is a tribute to the work of this group that the platform has now

been selected by the most prestigious University in the world,” says Roger Larsen.

Cambridge ESOL provides examinations in English for over 2 million people every year in

more than 130 countries.

For more information please visit their website at http://www.cambridgeesol.org/

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