Monthly Archives: May 2009

So Many Questions and No Answers…

More I see of the PSC SLE testing, more puzzled I am… On Thursday, Yong was tested for his B and he was thrilled to let me know that the assessor had led him in the fourth part of the exam. I told him not to rejoice that quickly because, three weeks ago, Luna was also […]

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A bit of a Challenging Test!

It is time for another test… Speaking of tests, Yong took his oral interaction test at 11:00 this morning and, believe it or not, Alicia is still waiting for her results after one week! What is going on lately?… It takes weeks before getting testing dates and results that used to be communicated in 72 […]

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Is it a 100% Failure?… Or is there Hope?

Last week, there was a long series of articles in The Ottawa Citizen triggered by the discovery of  a leak regarding reading comprehension and written expression tests in the Public Service of Canada. Of course, when something like this happens, it brings back an old debate to the surface: policies on the two official languages in […]

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