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Online IELTS training program for teachers

IDP IELTS — June 21st, 2019

English language teachers in Australia can now receive professional development points for IDP’s ‘IELTS Teacher Training Program’ following English Australia’s decision to formally recognise the online course. How? Read more here.

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Does using AI eliminate bias? MIT doesn’t think so.

IDP IELTS — June 5th, 2019

Researchers from MIT –the top university in the world– found that Artificial Intelligence, is biased. So, what does it mean when machines that are testing your English language ability are unfair? Read it here.

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Computer-delivered IELTS now available at UNSW Global

IELTS — May 9th, 2019

If you need to demonstrate English language proficiency for work, study or migration, you can now take IELTS on a computer at UOW College Australia at the University of Wollongong.

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8 Australian PR visas you need to know about

IDP IELTS — February 26th, 2019

Do you want to come to Australia? Or apply to live here permanently? You’ll need Australian Permanent Residency. We've listed 8 Australian PR visas you could apply for. Check the requirements here.

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What is Australia’s points system for immigration?

IDP IELTS — February 13th, 2019

If you’re thinking of migrating to Australia as a Permanent Resident (PR), you may come seen points-based visas. These visas require you to meet certain skill requirements. We’ll explain what this is and how it works.

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5 tips to claim superior English for your Points Test Visa

IDP IELTS — January 29th, 2019

Some Australian Permanent Resident (PR) visas are points-based. You can claim points if you have competent, proficient or superior English. Read our our 5 tips for getting extra points for migration.

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UOW College Australia first regional centre to offer IELTS on computer

IDP IELTS — January 16th, 2019

If you need to demonstrate English language proficiency for work, study or migration, you can now take IELTS on a computer at UOW College Australia at the University of Wollongong.

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8 easy steps to get your Australian Student Visa

IDP IELTS — January 22nd, 2019

Applying for an Australian Student Visa (subclass 500) can be tricky. In 8 steps, we’ll explain how you can apply, what you need to do, and how you can meet the English language requirements. Everything you need to know for first time application success. Read more here.

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Things to do in Adelaide

IDP IELTS — December 10th, 2018

Adelaide is South Australia’s vibrant capital city and its economic, educational and cultural hub. From the "Tour Down Under" to the "Adelaide Christmas Pageant" in November, there is always something to do. Find exciting activities in Adelaide you can do this year.

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IELTS coaching pays off

IDP IELTS — August 11th, 2016