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Northumberland County Council Adult Learning Service Case Study

August 11th 2014

Northumberland County Council Adult Learning Service provides a wide range of programmes to adult learners in Northumberland, delivered in centres spread across the county. The service has been engaged for some time in addressing how best to harness technology, where appropriate, to support learning and assessment. They have already introduced the use of e-testing in a number of programmes and wanted to consider the use of e-portfolios.

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Southern Regional College Case Study

August 11th 2014

Southern Regional College (SRC) is one of the six new area based colleges in Northern Ireland. The college works from 6 campuses, including the main ones in Armagh, Newry and Portadown, as well as a large number of community based centres The new college is keen to maintain their reputation for innovation and are keen to move forward with e-assessment, in particular, the greater use of e-portfolios.

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Glass Qualifications Authority Case Study

August 11th 2014

The Glass Qualifications Authority (GQA) is the specialist awarding body for the glass industries covering organisations involved in the use of glass from manufacturing to installation of double glazing to replacement windscreens.  Using e-assessment they were meeting the challenge of working across a large geographical spread and managing their candidates accordingly. Candidates are often working in scattered workplaces such as windscreen replacement centres or on-site with glazing installation companies and...

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North West Regional College Case Study

August 11th 2014

North West Regional College is one of six area-based colleges in Northern Ireland.  In the Care department many of the learners taking NVQs are in full-time, shift-based employment with small care sector organisations. The team has recognised for some time that to enable a more flexible approach to accessing the NVQs, they need to improve the use of technology They wanted to introduce an e-portfolio system that would enable learners,...

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EMP Awarding Body Limited Case Study

August 11th 2014

EMP Awarding Body Limited is a nationally recognised awarding body for National and Scottish Qualifications (NVQs/SVQs) for the extractive and mineral processing, mining, and waste processing industries. It comprises small and large organisations, often, by their nature working remotely on sites that have inherent dangers. The nature of the sector has lead to EMP supporting innovation in the collection of evidence for portfolios since, in many situations, the traditional paper...

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Dumfries & Galloway College Case Study

August 11th 2014

Dumfries and Galloway College is a large multisite FE college in south west Scotland.  It operates a range of traditional FE programmes for both 16+ students and adults. This includes the SQA Core Skills. As with many schools and colleges in the UK, the college has been investigating ways to improve the integration of core skills in the vocational framework and to extend them to include employability skills and to...

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