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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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Early engagement notice for Exams management software and service

March 1st 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) is currently reviewing its exam delivery methods with a view to procuring a examinations system and service to manage a wide range of examination types (both digital and paper based) and to be delivered in a wide range of locations in the UK and globally. The key features that should be supported include: • Ability to support the administration and marking of digital and...

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Voting now open in the eAA elections

February 26th 2018

Please vote now for new Board Members The e-Assessment Association is a not-for-profit membership organisation governed voluntarily by a Board made up of both Corporate and Ordinary Members. We currently have FOUR positions available for Ordinary Members and have received nominations from ten members. Those successfully elected, will be committing to a three-year term - with quarterly Board meetings and an opportunity to actively support and promote the association, steer...

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