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International e-Assessment Awards programme open for entries

November 30th 2017

The e-Assessment Awards, organised by the e-Assessment Association, is now open for entries for the 2018 Awards. The Awards, now entering a second year, were developed to highlight and celebrate the outstanding and positive contributions that technology makes across all forms of assessment. Aiming to showcase the very best practice, research and innovation, the awards hold a unique position that cuts across all of education; from school, through further and...

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Slovenian experts laud novelties in Azerbaijan’s education system

October 2nd 2017

Azer News 29 September 2017. By Amina Nazarli Starting this year Azerbaijan's education system has moved to a new assessment method regarding the results of the nine-year education of students at secondary schools. The newly-developed national assessment method stipulates testing of knowledge through open-ended questions along with test exams. This March-April, 115,000 students have already participated in this examination, which differed from the previously used test system. To further improve the system and ensure experience exchange, the...

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ProctorExam and Assessment Systems Corporation Partner

September 27th 2017

Proctor Exam launched in 2014 to offer creative solutions to enhance assessment security, with 360-degree monitoring with users' smart devices and a full range of proctoring options, with their latest introduction, 'Proctoring Infrastructure as a Service'. Assessment Systems Corporation has been operating in the field of assessment and testing since 1979, providing both software for testing and psychometrics (with a focus on item response theory and computerised adaptive testing) and...

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Online system that delayed Mumbai university’s results may face axe

September 19th 2017

hindustan times. Sep 17 2017 The controversial On-Screen Marking (OSM) assessment method, which the Mumbai University adopted this year for checking answer sheets of students, may not be used for upcoming examinations, after it has led to chaos over the past six months and delayed results. In a series of meetings held between university staff, college principals and education experts, a broad consensus seems to have emerged to keep the...

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Teachers claim online tests fail students

August 24th 2017

The West Australian News. Tuesday, 22 August 2017 5:35PM The national teachers’ union has called on education ministers to abandon the rollout of online NAPLAN testing because of concerns it will disadvantage students with poor access to computers. Schools across the country have been taking part in trials of online literacy and numeracy tests this month, including 280 in WA. Australian Education Union Federal president Correna Haythorpe said many schools...

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Announcement of the launch of the International Examination Officers’ Association

August 24th 2017

August 16th, 2017 | 9.30am Press release: Announcement of the launch of the International Examination Officers’ Association As a result of the work of the Department of Education and organisations such as OfQual, the JCQ and the Awarding Bodies, the U.K.'s examination system enjoys considerable respect throughout the world and its outcomes are trusted. This has resulted in the Examination Officers’ Association (EOA) finding it is receiving requests for advice...

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