The LPI is administered by Paragon Testing Enterprises, a subsidiary of The University of British Columbia. Paragon is committed to developing tests that meet the highest quality standards in the field.

Paragon’s Test Research and Development unit is responsible for designing, developing, and conducting research on the company’s tests of English language proficiency and other content areas as they emerge. In support of the company’s overall mission, the Test R&D unit’s mission is to develop and produce innovative, valid, fair, accurate, and high quality assessments through collaboration among the unit’s members and with its many stakeholders. 

Paragon is dedicated to sharing the results of research on its English language testing program with those who use its tests. See our latest research.