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Turning assessment into a learning experience for higher education students

September 21st 2020

By Peter Collison – Head of Formative Assessment and School Platforms at RM Results   During my 17 year career in the education sector working with schools, awarding organisations and higher education institutions, I have witnessed how assessment has changed from being largely focused on summative 'assessment of learning' at the end of a course or key stage, to an increasing focus on formative assessment, often described as 'assessment for...

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The varied experiences of some European examinations systems in summer 2020

September 21st 2020

AlphaPlus’ Director of Research and Evaluation, Andrew Boyle, shares some research into how various European nations have altered their exams in response to the Covid crisis.

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Preparing Exam Centres with the Shield of Social Distanced Assessments

September 21st 2020

How TCS iON is developing and deploying technology-driven solutions and the rigorous safety standards that ensure fair assessments and improved exam experience for students in a safe environment.

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5 tips for a successful transition to digital assessment

September 21st 2020

In this blog post Anja Sisarica from Inspera offers advice on how to digitally transform your institution and to provide services that are fit for the future. EdTech plays an important part in propelling innovation and growth in society. Digital assessment can strengthen the unique position educational institutions hold by providing a secure, scalable, and reliable platform for applying knowledge and assessing students’ abilities. If you are ready to digitally transform...

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21st century exams: How to give a candidate a better exam experience. A candidate’s view

September 7th 2020

Blog post by eAA Member, Carly Culver Having recently been on the candidate side of the exam experience after taking the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner qualifications this summer, I have put together a list of seven aspects of the candidate experience that I think should be key considerations for people working in exam delivery. Too often the exam experience for the candidate seems to be an afterthought or a continuation of the tradition of an exam simply being a case of ‘get what you’re given’.  But times are changing and some awarding bodies and exam providers are now responding to the changing nature of candidate expectations. This blog outlines some of my thoughts on things that matter most to modern learners who are taking an exam.

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Pre-Conference Insight Sessions

August 6th 2020

The e-Assessment Association has published three Insight sessions which were first broadcast in June 2020 in advance of the e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference.

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