JIEM Businesses JIEM’s business is divided into 3 main areas

Testing & Learning

We carry out a variety of tests and provide learning systems using the latest test theory such as computerized adaptive testing and continuous measurement testing.

CASEC

This is an English communication ability assessment test with basic development by the Society for Testing English Proficiency, Inc. It was further developed and operated by the Japan Institute for Educational Measurement, Inc. Using a CAT (computerized adaptive testing) system, it can measure English communication ability with high accuracy in just 40-50 minutes.

It is available 24 hours a day on the Internet.

Japan’s first computerized adaptive testing (CAT) based on item response theory (IRT) enables accurate measurement of English proficiency with an average test time of 40 to 50 minutes. The results are displayed immediately

CASEC result screen

Your TOEIC® estimated score, TOEFL® estimated score and Eiken estimated grade will be displayed with high correlation.

CASEC is now possible examination in each language of Japanese, English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai. If there is even the Internet and the PC, allows you to take a CASEC all over the world. You can measure the English proficiency of you at any time.

As the amount of time, labor and cost in carrying out the test can be significantly reduced, CASEC has been adopted by many global and other major corporations. So far, approximately 1.03 million people have taken the test.

Recommended for
the following purposes

  • As a recruiting test
  • For successful applicant training
  • For measuring the impact of training
  • For checking the English proficiency of all the employees
  • As a test for promotion
  • As support for self-development

CASEC Official Website (Japan)  CASEC Official Global Site

CASEC

CASEC SPEAKING has been developed as an English speaking test. It is said that most Japanese are at CEFR A1-A2, a beginner level. The test is designed suitable for this level to assess more accurately the English speaking skills of the candidates at a beginner to intermediate level so that they can easily take the test.

A new online test easily accessible for beginners and suitable for most Japanese! It is available whenever and wherever you have access to the Internet.

With a beginner's level of difficulty, it aims to improve English learners' speaking skills by creating a continuous cycle of learning and measurement.

CASEC SPEAKING test screen

The test consists of a warm up and six sections and takes 20-25 minutes to complete.

CASEC SPEAKING score report

You will see an improvement by reviewing skill-based grading and comments. It motivates you to learn more!

Recommended for
the following purposes

  • As a recruiting test
  • For successful applicant training
  • For measuring the impact of training
  • For checking the English proficiency of all the employees
  • As a test for promotion
  • As support for self-development

CASEC SPEAKING Website (Japan)

CASEC-G

CASEC-G is Japanese to English translation and English grammar tests developed and implemented jointly with Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
The basic technology of CASEC-G is an automatic grading and correction system for English writing (Patent granted Patent number 4165898 SENTENCE EVALUATING DEVICE AND SENTENCE EVALUATING PROGRAM) which is the outcome of joint research with Waseda University School of Science and Engineering led by Associate Professor Laurence Anthony(*).
(*)currently, Professor of Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

Japan’s first full input performance-based English proficiency test utilizing an automatic grading and correction engine for English writing.

CASEC-G test screen

Since examinees must create sentences themselves, there is none of the lucky guessing of multiple-choice, making it a true measure of ability.

CASEC-G result screen

Since the computer grades the test automatically and instantaneously, the results are displayed immediately, with none of the variability of human scoring.

Recommended for
the following purposes

  • For assessing basic writing ability in group examinations at university and senior high school

CASEC-G/GTS Official Website

CASEC-GTS

CASEC-GTS further extends and develops the technology of CASEC-G(*), providing a Japanese to English translation and English grammar learning service that enables repetition learning based on the results of automatic correction.
(*)Patent granted Patent number 4165898 SENTENCE EVALUATING DEVICE AND SENTENCE EVALUATING PROGRAM

CASEC-GTS test screen

Learners can develop their grammar and writing skills through Japanese to English translation with automatic correction system and repetition learning functions.

CASEC-GTS test screen

It supports effective learning for level-based learning, grammar item learning, and TOEIC® grammar learning with two approaches: composition mode and jumbled sentence mode.

CASEC-GTS result screen

Instead of simply analyzing right or wrong, the system can provide clear instructions to learners on how to revise their compositions. It guides learners to natural and grammatically correct English sentences while providing a motivating environment for the learner.

CASEC-GTS task screen

Equipped with a function for creating original questions. It is easier for English teachers to tailor exercises for classes and homework.

CASEC-GTS management screen

The LMS (Management System) manages and analyses results, making it easier to create teaching plans.

Recommended for
the following purposes

  • As teaching materials for university and senior high school

CASEC-G/GTS Official Website

CASEC-WT

CASEC-WT is a next generation e-learning system that can automatically correct writing of about 300 words in English, making it ideal for those who want to improve their English writing ability efficiently.

The system efficiently supports repetitive learning through writing in English, getting corrections and revising them.

Since the computer provides automatic correction, it reduces the teacher’s time-consuming task of correcting learner’s English writing.

CASEC-WT correction screen

Equipped with an engine for analysis of English written by Japanese learners, it identifies the mistakes and unnatural expressions typical of Japanese writers.

The system is built on a large corpus of corrections made in English compositions.It incorporates the insights of language scholars and English teaching specialists.

Recommended for
the following purposes

  • Writing classes at junior and senior high school and
  • Corporate training

CASEC WT Official Website

ei-navi

Managed jointly with the Society for Testing English Proficiency, Inc. This Internet service supports English learners who are aiming to take Eiken (formal name: The Practical English Proficiency Test). It offers teaching materials optimized for each individual through a cycle of measurement, analysis and e-learning.

It saves learning results through a cycle of measurement, analysis and e-learning. It offers learning materials optimized for each individual.

ei-navi Eiken application scree

You can apply for Eiken on the Internet. My Page lets you manage your test history.

ei-navi score screen

Attempt past Eiken questions free of charge. You can attempt past Eiken questions in Grades 2 to 5 on a PC at any time and assess your results with real questions.

Recommended for
the following people

  • From infants and children to adults
  • For your child’s learning
  • For improving students’ English proficiency

ei-navi Official Website

EIKEN Junior

EIKEN Junior - Teaching materials for infants and children developed jointly with the Society for Testing English Proficiency, Inc. In addition to the EIKEN Junior test, the systems offers drills and games, and mock test English listening materials. It is an English learning system that enables children to learn and test themselves enjoyably.

EIKEN Junior screen

Third generation computer testing offering total support, from learning to testing. You can take tests anywhere, at any time, as long as you have an Internet connection (even at home).

EIKEN Junior result screen

Educational tests with no pass-fail answers. You can check the results instantly. The aim is to provide children with motivation for learning through the joy of achievement.

EIKEN Junior test screen

100% listening. Focuses on listening ability which is important for early English learning. Children who have not yet learned to read can also enjoy learning.

EIKEN Junior drill screen

There are lots of approaches to learning English through play. Children can learn with the same enjoyment as playing a game.

Recommended for the following people

  • English learners from kindergarten to higher grades of elementary school
  • A child learning English by EIKEN Junior

EIKEN Junior Official Website

Manazo

Manazo - Preparation for College Extrance Exams Operated jointly with Obunsha. Manazo helps you prepare for college entrance exams.

* This service ended on March 31, 2016.

Our “university navigation system” will match your test results with specific schools that best suit your academic skills and test-answering style.

Past Exam Library offers national center tests and college entrance exams previously given at major universities all over the country. Each test and exam comes with answers and explanations. All content has been reproduced online from Obunsha’s “College Entrance Exams and Correct Answers.”

Manazo video tutorials maximize time efficiency. Our video tutorials are short and straight to the point. All videos are arranged by subject area, module and question type so that you can watch them repeatedly anytime, anywhere.

Recommended for

  • Students preparing for college entrance exams

Manazo Official Website

English for Millions

English for Millions is a site offering full support for English learners.

English for Millions
Official Website

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