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ATP Innovations in Testing 2017 – ‘leading the conversation’

March 31st 2017

by Tim Downie, Business Development Director, RM Results, and e-Assessment Association board member 'The most powerful tool in entertainment and business is a great story' Master storyteller Matthew Luhn’s keynote address to the recent Association of Test Publishers 2017 conference in Scottsdale Arizona challenged 1,300 professionals to rethink the way in which we describe our businesses and organisations to engage and compel our audiences. It was an enthralling talk and...

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

March 23rd 2017

  The winners of the first e-Assessment awards were announced last night at the gala dinner in London The gala dinner highlighted the very best practice, research and innovation that’s taking place within e-assessment Bob Gomersall, a leading force in the world of e-Assessment since 1978, was awarded the Lifetime Contribution Award     23 March: The winners of the first international e-Assessment Awards were announced last night at The...

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eCom Scotland’s CEO Recognised In 2017 eLearning Movers And Shakers List

March 13th 2017

eCom Scotland are delighted that their CEO Linda Steedman has been recognised in the 2017 list of Corporate eLearning Movers And Shakers List.  Published by the eLearning Industry, Bob Little’s list identifies over 100 individuals who are pivotal in the world of Corporate eLearning. Featuring at number 28 on this list of global influencers, Linda’s contribution in the area of eAssessment was also noted, holding the position of Board member...

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Voting open for the 2017 eAA Board Elections

March 9th 2017

The e-Assessment Association holds annual web-based elections for new Board members, and this year is no exception. Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2017 elections. "We had a fantastic response to our call for nominations for both the Corporate and Ordinary Board Member positions that have come up this year, as previous Board members stand down by rotation" said Matt Wingfield, Chairman of the Association. "We are delighted to announce...

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Finalists announced for the first international e-Assessment Awards

February 23rd 2017

Shortlisted finalists announced by The e-Assessment Association. The e-Assessment Association launched the brand new awards programme to celebrate the use of technology to enhance assessment worldwide. Sheer number of award entries reflects the diversity and calibre of those within the e-assessment sector.     21 February: The e-Assessment Association today announced the shortlisted finalists for its inaugural awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards. The winners will be announced at the gala...

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Bringing assessment into the digital age

January 31st 2017

Published by Education Today (p18), January 2017 Comment by Patrick Coates, director at International Skills UK and board member of The e-Assessment Association. Back in 2009, Simon Lebus, chief executive of Cambridge Assessment, said that traditional examinations are likely to disappear within 10 to 15 years, and will be replaced by computerised testing. Although exam boards like Edexcel and AQA are now marking some papers online, the education sector remains...

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