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Why you should enter the 2024 International e-Assessment Awards – hear from past winners

February 23rd 2024

Now in its eighth year, the International e-Assessment Awards continue to spotlight the remarkable ways in which technology is used to advance educational and workplace assessments. Our prestigious awards programme invites individuals, teams, practitioner, and suppliers to demonstrate how you have used technology to improve the assessment process. across all education sectors from schools, through further and higher education to workplace training and professional exams. Insights from previous winners The...

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Digitalization Review: A Guide to Modernizing the Assessment Life Cycle

February 13th 2024

An article by Vali Huseyn, Strategic Assessment Advisor, Vretta In today's fast-paced digital world, everything from education to daily life is getting transformed by technology. Well-known scientist Max Tegmark wrote in his book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, that AI and other digital tech can make things run smoother and reach further. But just using these tools isn't enough. We need to incorporate them smartly into...

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Scaling up to global delivery while maintaining an individual focus

February 13th 2024

As we enter 2024, test owners will be revisiting their assessment strategies, looking to drive greater efficiencies wherever possible. While every organisation has its own strategic goals with respect to computer-based testing, a common priority is finding ways to successfully scale up exam delivery. In this article, we provide some thoughts on the best ways to approach scaling up your exam programme.

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Efficiency and Evolution: How AI can transform the EPA landscape in 2024

February 13th 2024

A blog by Tad Chapman, Vocational Education Solutions Lead, at risr/ The longstanding challenge for the end-point assessment (EPA) sector has been reconciling the rising demand for assessments with a limited ability to scale in parallel – leading to strain and pressure on the EPA system. So, as we look ahead to what 2024 will bring, I expect this need for greater efficiency will remain a key issue for the...

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Implementing AI-assisted Grading in Education: Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid

February 13th 2024

More and more education providers are looking to integrate AI grading into their programmes. Automation is your friend, especially AI-assisted learning and grading. We’re all trying to do more with less, and the pressures on providers are undeniable. AI equals impressive scalability and greater efficiency, data analytics and progress-tracking insights that enable educators to identify individual learning needs and analyse wider trends. And all that comes with less admin! So, to help you with decision-making, let’s look at the whys and wherefores and the what, where, and why of AI grading, along with some of the pitfalls.

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Unleashing the Power of Artificial Intelligence in Online Assessment Tools

February 13th 2024

The recent advancement in the realms of Artificial Intelligence has opened up frontiers for improvements in the way technology can transform education. One of the key areas in education where AI in technology can positively improve effectiveness is online assessments. From automated item generation to personalized assessments, AI has the potential to revolutionize the way we teach, assess, and learn. We will delve into this blog post, exploring opportunities and applications AI can bring for online assessment tools.

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