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Improving Education – Standardised assessments for schools

May 18th 2018

First Published: 22 Sep 2017 on gov.scot Scotland "Standardised assessments will help empower schools to tackle the attainment gap and drive improvements in education, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has said. Online assessments, which have been available since 24 August, help teachers judge how well children are doing in reading, writing and numeracy and plan next steps in their learning. Speaking at an international education improvement conference in Glasgow, Mr Swinney confirmed...

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The e-Assessment Awards: Winners announced for the 2018 international awards

April 19th 2018

19 April: The winners of the second international e-Assessment Awards were announced last night at The e-Assessment Association’s gala dinner, held in London. The international award programme is dedicated purely to advancements in e-assessment, to applaud and learn from the latest innovations from right across the education sector - from school, college and university based learning to work-based education and professional licensure. Receiving a record number of high calibre applications...

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PSI Acquires the Assets of Learndirect’s eAssessment Business in the UK

April 16th 2018

April 13, 2018 London, UK – April 13, 2018 – PSI Services (UK) Limited (PSI), a global workforce solution provider with over 70 years’ experience in assessment and talent measurement today announced that it has reached agreement to acquire the assets of learndirect’s eAssessment business.  Under the deal, PSI will take over learndirect’s UK test centre network, technology and call centre along with all associated staff.  The acquisition marks the...

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Open University appoints Acting Vice-Chancellor

April 16th 2018

The Open University has announced that Professor Mary Kellett is to be Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University. In a statement Richard Gillingwater, Pro-Chancellor, said: "I have every confidence that Mary will bring the right blend of experience and leadership to the University to take us forward." Professor Mary Kellett Mary Kellett, in a message to staff on Friday April 13 2018 said: "I realise what a time of great turmoil...

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New Group Chief Executive of Cambridge Assessment announced

March 14th 2018

The University of Cambridge have announced the appointment of Saul Nassé as the new Group Chief Executive of Cambridge Assessment. He succeeds Simon Lebus, who is stepping down after 15 years during which time the £413 million Group has grown into one of the world’s leading assessment and education services organisations. Saul has been the Chief Executive of the Cambridge Assessment English business for the last four years, accelerating its...

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Finalists announced for the 2018 International e-Assessment Awards

March 1st 2018

The e-Assessment Association is delighted to announce the shortlisted finalists for its international awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards. The winners will be announced at the gala dinner on 18 April. The international e-Assessment Awards programme has been developed to highlight and celebrate the outstanding and positive contributions that technology makes to all forms of assessment, and will showcase the best practice, research and innovation in the sector. The Awards programme...

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