Our approach to research is comprehensive and consistent with best practices in language assessment. We make explicit claims about the qualities of the TOEIC® scores and how they should be interpreted and used to make decisions. We support these claims with evidence from our test development process and ongoing research. We encourage all our stakeholders — score users, test takers and teachers — to examine our claims and the evidence that supports them. We focus on supporting the following claims related to these core categories:
In order to provide valid, fair and reliable test scores, the TOEIC Research program aims to support the quality of the TOEIC tests through ongoing research. For an inclusive overview, see a list of all TOEIC research studies and reports in one place and understand why organizations trust TOEIC scores for their relevant decision making.