the e-Assessment Association

Sponsors

The work and efforts of the eAA would not be possible without our sponsors. Please visit their websites to learn more about how they utilise eAssessment.

Cambridge Assessment is the University's international exams group. We have three exam boards – Cambridge International Examinations, Cambridge English Language Assessment, and Oxford, Cambridge & RSA (OCR). We are a not-for-profit organisation.

Assessment is the key to identifying and measuring achievement – it shows us when education works. As assessment experts, we aim to influence education policy and strategy around the world to enhance learning and ensure that individuals are able to access the benefits of their education.
City & Guilds is the UK's leading vocational awarding body, with over 1000 employees, providing over 50% of all NVQs and with over 1.8 million learners every year. We've got more than 8500 centres in 81 countries all over the world - and an international network of offices to support them.

At City & Guilds, we believe in excellence through collaboration. In our work to develop and promote vocational skills, we draw on expertise and support from industry, the Government and individuals. In turn, we lend our experience and offer financial support to organisations and projects that share our vision and values.
RM Results is part of RM plc, the British company with over 40 years’ experience providing technology to the education sector. Together with the world’s leading exam boards, government ministries and awarding organisations, RM Results is modernising the assessment landscape, using the world-leading high stakes e-marking tool, RM Assessor.

As an internationally recognised and growing market leader, RM Results has deployed RM Assessor in some of the most highly respected awarding organisations across the globe. RM Assessor provides a clear and intuitive onscreen marking experience, delivered completely online.

Alongside providing world-leading e-marking software and services, RM Results is trusted by the Department for Education in England to play a pivotal role in the creation of school performance tables.
We are an education charity.

Our aim is to bring out the best in students and teachers by providing services that lead to inspiring lessons and great learning.

AQA is a leading provider of qualifications and support for teachers and students.
We offer a broad range of academic qualifications for 14-19 year olds including GCSEs, IGCSEs, A-levels, the Extended Project Qualification and the AQA Baccalaureate.

We want to help every student and teacher to realise their potential. Our qualifications equip students to succeed in the next stage of their lives and are highly valued by employers and universities.

Find out more about us at aqa.org.uk
BTL Group Ltd. provide technology solutions for e-Assessment and e-Learning. We provide a turnkey service for the design, scripting and production of learning packages, including components such as needs analysis, assessment, portfolio kits, courseware and accreditation tools.

We provide both the on-screen assessment content and the delivery systems and services to Government Agencies and Awarding Bodies for use in both learning and examination settings. Further information about BTL and its products and services can be found at www.btl.com.
The Scottish Qualifications Authority is the national accreditation and awarding body in Scotland. We work in partnership with industry, universities, colleges and schools to provide high quality, flexible and relevant qualifications and assessments - embedding industry standards where appropriate.

We aim to be recognised as a national and international leader in the delivery of our qualifications, statutory obligations and the quality of our services.
DigitalAssess is a leading provider of a world-class evidence-based assessment product suite to support personalised learning at all levels of formal education, e-learning, vocational and workplace training. Our SaaS assessment products are used by institutions and organisations around the world to track and assess learner progression and to provide learner feedback. Our products have been deployed in world class organisations such as Cambridge Assessment, Oxford University Press, AQA, Pearson's and Edinburgh University. DigitalAssess brands include: TAG Assessment and Planet Sherston.
AlphaPlus is one of the UK’s leading educational consultancies drawing on the professional experience of a team whose work spans the public and private sectors, covering education, assessment and evaluation, as well as the ICT industry. We also have significant experience of assessment development work overseas.

AlphaPlus can draw upon a team of over 100 associates, each of whom brings many years experience in education, covering schools and post compulsory education, as well as roles in many of the supporting agencies and government departments.
We are actively engaged with the latest educational developments, on both a strategic level, through our research and evaluation projects for UK Government, and at a practical level, through the experience of our associates in all aspects of educational development and change.
AAT is the UK’s leading qualification awarding organisation and professional membership body for accounting staff.
We have 125,000 members worldwide, in more than 90 countries.

AAT qualifications are available in finance, accountancy, bookkeeping, business and tax, at levels from introductory to advanced,
are recognised by leading employers as well as UK chartered accountancy bodies.

Over the last decade, we’ve pioneered the use of computer based assessments across our qualifications, phasing out paper based assessments in 2013.
Through this flexible method of assessment delivery, our qualifications
have adapted to the ever changing educational and technological landscape, whilst continuing to meet the demands of both students and the workplace.
The take up of e-Assessment and computer assisted assessment is increasing world-wide and is defined as the use of technology to measure skills, knowledge and understanding. Within the workplace and education (from the school room to the post graduate seminar), trainers, Government Agencies and test providers are actively engaged in developing technology based assessment solutions that enable them to provide reliable, flexible assessment for learners, students and employees.

Formed in 2002, Assessment Tomorrow (www.assessmenttomorrow.com) is a leading:

international organiser of conferences and seminars,
provider of consultancy services in the field of e-Assessment as well as being an
acknowledged adviser to education, industry and government on the implementation of e-Assessment.
Drawing on expertise from the UK, Europe and worldwide, Assessment Tomorrow manages projects and organises conferences/seminars aimed at informing and assisting policy makers, assessment developers and providers. Conferences cover the implementation of e-Assessment in the workplace and in the classroom and provide the opportunity to understand and successfully implement e-Assessment solutions, debate the issues and find out about the latest developments. Assessment Tomorrow conferences and seminars provide a forum to showcase e-Assessment solutions to government departments, industry and academia and suggest the best paths to successful implementation of e-Assessment.
Calibrand, the currency for talent®, specialises in providing e-assessment solutions that assess, monitor, measure, benchmark, track and test people during periods of employment and training.
Calibrand provides software applications and services to organisations in a range of market sectors. We give our clients a recognised standard for realising the true value of their workforce, the currency that enables business talent to be valued, measured, and exchanged.
Our software can be accessed in multiple ways, for example: online, offline, paper scanning, and on mobile devices; with all content held centrally to eliminate duplication and data error, and to provide holistic management information.
eCom Scotland is a leading authority in the field of online learning and eAssessment.
eNetAssess™ is a tried and tested web-based assessment tool enabling non-technical users to create and manage bespoke tests in a online environment. eNetAssess™ offers a flexible adaptive assessment system managing everything from surveys to high stakes invigilated secure on-line exams.
Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment.
Its market-leading test development and delivery solutions allow clients to develop and launch global testing programs as well as accurately measure program results and data.
Prometric reliably delivers and administers more than 10 million tests a year on behalf of approximately 400 clients
in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets.
It delivers tests flexibly via the Web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 10,000 test centers in more than 160 countries.
For more information, please visit www.prometric.com.
SCHOLAR is a programme of Heriot Watt University.

The SCHOLAR team have supported e-learning development and staff training in e-learning in many countries including India, China, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. With our vast range of content written for a number of A level and SQA examinations we are well placed to support students anywhere in the world in their final school years as they prepare for those important exams that lead to university entrance.

The SCHOLAR programme is probably the largest online learning programme in the world with over 100,000 registered students in Scottish secondary schools. It provides online educational resources and a 'virtual college' support network. Drawing on its special expertise in interactive and distance learning, SCHOLAR materials have been specially written by subject specialists from schools, colleges and the university. They bring together the best of innovative learning with tried-and-tested educational approaches.
About Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is the tenth oldest higher education institution in the UK. It originated as the School of Arts of Edinburgh in 1821 and, in 1966, became a University by Royal Charter. More than a quarter of our 7000 on-campus students in Scotland are from outside the UK and this international focus is also demonstrated by the 10,000 students worldwide studying on our international programmes. Heriot-Watt has four student campuses: three in Scotland - Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders and Orkney - and a campus in Dubai.

Heriot-Watt has an internationally renowned expertise in distance learning and computer-supported open learning.
PSI is one of the largest and most respected assessment companies in the world with 70 years’ experience of providing solutions to government agencies, corporations, professional associations and certifying bodies. Globally, PSI employs 1,200 staff and manages a test centre network of over 700 locations.

In IT Certification, PSI has set the global standard for performance-based IT skills assessment. In Government and Professional Certification it delivers high stakes, high volume testing programmes including, from September 2016, the UK driving theory and hazard perception test, acknowledged as the largest single eAssessment programme in the world.
Create Better Assessments
Cirrus is the next generation in e-Assessment. Cloud-based, easier to use, reliable and always up to date.

Easy to use
Cirrus redefines how you use your e-Assessment system. With intuitive interfaces, common sense workflows and easy navigation, Cirrus allows you to focus on what you want to do, create better assessments.
Reliable
We know our users need a reliable and secure e-Assessment system. That’s why we’ve chosen to host Cirrus with Amazon Web Services, the global leaders in cloud-based computing services. With an infrastructure that scales dynamically with demand, you can deliver assessments to your candidates with confidence and ease.
Always up to date
As Cirrus is a cloud-based platform, our users always have the latest version available to them. Regular updates and new features are seamlessly delivered directly to you. No more waiting around for annual software releases.
Axia Interactive Media is a market leader in creating ‘E-Portfolios for a Purpose’

Our unique offer lies in our ability to directly map any rubric for the assessment of skills demonstrated in the workplace onto our pioneering NOW.net platform. You do not need to change what you do to fit into our system, our system is flexible enough to reflect what you do and in the process enhance the quality and effectiveness of what you assess.

We apply the latest technological developments to capture complex processes and convert them into simple to use sites, which only show users what they need to do, at the point they need to do it and still provide an opportunity for them to fully demonstrate the skills they have developed.

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