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Sibylle Plassmann is head of test development at telc GmbH and responsible for the programme of telc – language tests in 11 languages. She is an experienced teacher, examiner and teacher trainer for German as a foreign language, especially in academic contexts at the universities of Mainz, Oxford and Leipzig. She also has assessment expertise in the context of migration and integration (Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer).
Beate Zeidler is senior validation officer at telc GmbH, a not-for-profit company owned by the Deutscher Volkshochschulverband (DVV), the largest adult education association in Germany. She has contributed to the development of Zertifikat Deutsch and other examinations, and is involved in developing the telc Deutsch B2, telc Deutsch C1 and Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer (German for immigrants) examinations.
Published Online: 2014-05-31
Published in Print: 2014-06-01