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What You Should Know About The eAA Consultants Directory

December 7th 2020

By Graham Hudson, Special Advisor, GA partnership and eAA Secretary From time-to-time the eAA is approached with requests for recommendations of organisations or individuals in the industry who may be able to provide advice, support and experience for a new initiative, change programme or other services.  Although the eAA membership has now reached over 2,400 members, finding the right ‘fit’ for such requests is not that straightforward.  Where to start?...

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Let’s Talk! Five top tips for recording your own e-assessment podcast

December 7th 2020

The e-Assessment Association started recording podcasts almost exactly a year ago (you can find them all here: https://blubrry.com/eassessment/) and would now like to develop a new series curated by our members, for our members. We’ve put together five top tips to help YOU organise and record your own e-assessment podcast as part of our new ‘Member’s Podcast’ series. It’s easier than you think!  

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Things we learnt in 2020, by Gavin Cooney, co-founder and CEO of Learnosity

December 7th 2020

The past year has thrown up more challenges for education than any in living memory. Physical restrictions have created a new reliance on the possibilities of digital - and none more so than in assessment. After a year of unprecedented user growth for its assessment technology, Learnosity's CEO Gavin Cooney digs into the data to share key takeaways and emerging trends. In October 2020, Learnosity delivered 2.15 billion questions to...

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The impact of COVID-19 on learning and assessment: Views from the 2020 Surpass Conference

December 7th 2020

No matter where we are located, we've all experienced rapid change during 2020. Unsurprisingly, the impact and opportunities as a result of COVID-19 was a common theme throughout many of the presentations delivered at the 2020 Surpass Conference, which due to restrictions, was held virtually for the first time. The virtual event brought together 400 delegates from the international testing community to share experiences and discuss the key topics for...

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Maintaining forward momentum – Team PebblePad continues to strive and thrive.

December 1st 2020

In this blog post, PebblePad CEO and Founder, Shane Sutherland, discusses how people, product and partnerships continue to be the most important things to a growing PebblePad team that is looking to bolster its ranks. Read post here

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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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