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The road to authentic assessment – how universities can harness the practice in the year ahead

March 14th 2022

A blog by Shane Sutherland, founder and CEO of PebblePad I’m looking forward to speaking on the eAA panel at the Bett Show later this month, together with colleagues from Bolton College, Academies Enterprise Trust, NCFE and Learnosity, to discuss trends in assessment in Higher Education for the year ahead. It’s no secret that the Covid-19 pandemic has turned the world of education upside down, not least in the area...

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2022 and Beyond: Leading the way with Phygital

March 1st 2022

A blog by Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON Phygital approaches empower teachers, provide autonomy to students, and enables an inclusive ecosystem. Globally the digital divide became more apparent with the pandemic shutting the doors of education institutions. However, this drove an unparalleled scale of innovation to meet the challenges of inclusivity in education.  Numerous novel ways are being devised, experimented with and are being successfully adopted by stakeholders in...

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Micro-Credentialing: The Future of Education

March 1st 2022

Micro-credentialing is changing the future of education. Degrees are often held up as the standard or minimum requirement for many careers. However, degrees do not solve some of the major hiring quandaries. An applicant with a bachelor's degree from one university may be equally qualified for an entry-level job as an applicant from another university who received a degree in the same field. The problem is differentiation. How can employers...

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Five ways digital assessment can enhance the candidate experience

March 1st 2022

By Ian Castledine,  Head of Proposition – High Stakes Assessment, RM The notion that technology can transform the education and assessment space is not a new one. Yet, it is often still associated with increased automation and reduced learner engagement and interaction. But as assessment technology continues to develop at pace, particularly post-pandemic, new possibilities to enrich the student or candidate experience are being realised. There has been acknowledgement of the...

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Brick by brick – the future of assessments. By Matthew Poyiadgi, Vice President, Pearson VUE

February 1st 2022

Matthew Poyiadgi, Vice President for Pearson VUE on what 2022 holds for the e-assessment sector With many Christmas presents having already been discarded as attention spans reduce, Lego has survived the passage of time. I’m pleased to say that no Lego has ever been thrown out from our house in 25 years. This got me thinking about how the iconic Lego brick can be applied to our industry. We are...

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Research Project: The changing global attitudes towards digital technology and high-stakes summative assessment

January 17th 2022

COVID has made a huge impact on the education systems across the globe, and numerous studies have been undertaken to understand how learning has been impacted, but until now, no research has been conducted to understand how COVID has changed assessment internationally. This is an opportunity for you to share your perspective and take part in a global research project. Launch the international landscape survey > National responses to assessment...

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