I wrote: > > I was talking recently with some friends about the dancing proficiency > > test, and trying to understand what my objections to it were, and how > > these could be addressed. > > > > Of course, on the down side, it would mean more testing, and hence more > > examiners, but (particularly at lower levels) examiners need not be so > > experienced/highly trained as the current teacher examinators.
Ron replied: > Don't want to seem disloyal but the ISTD - or is it the IDTA?- > already do have graded tests and also competitions. At least they > used to. So they're available to anyone in the UK if they want to > enter.
So why have the Dancing Proficiency test at all?
If that's the answer for the graded system, the same thing applies to
the absolute system.