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A responsible approach to AI in assessment

April 16th 2024

With so much talk around the use of Generative AI within our sector, the team at Surpass Assessment wanted to find a way of navigating the ‘noise’ and help our assessment community on those initial steps into adopting AI. Through our community-led Copilot Advisory Board (CAB), just prior to the ATP conference we launched a set of 8 responsible Core AI Principles for discussion, debate and guidance within the assessment sector.

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Mastering Efficiency in Education: From Operating Margins to Learner Experience

April 16th 2024

The Dual Mandate of Vocational Training Excellence In the competitive world of vocational and apprenticeship training, operational efficiency stands as a critical pillar for success. C-suite executives are tasked with a challenging dual mandate: enhancing financial health without compromising the quality of training. This delicate balance is paramount, as it directly influences both the sustainability of the organisation and the effectiveness of its educational programs. Operational efficiency, therefore, transcends mere cost-cutting measures, evolving into a strategy that maximises value for learners and stakeholders alike.

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AI In Assessments – Automated Item Generation

April 16th 2024

In the assessment space, items are the basis for building intellectual property. Different industries utilize various processes and techniques to ensure the uniqueness and quality of these items. But how do these industries provide the uniqueness, consistency, and quality of the items developed? That’s where Artificial Intelligence (AI) will play a vital role in meticulously weaving elements such as item type, item language, item content (includes stimuli, stem, and distractors), item meta-data, item difficulty, and taxonomy levels together.

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The AO-Forum Announces a Comprehensive Program for Upcoming 2024 Conference in London, 1st May

April 9th 2024

Gordon Associates, organisers of the AO-Forum, are delighted to announce the agenda for its highly anticipated conference, taking place on the 1st May in London. Designed to provide awarding organisations with critical updates, insights, and strategies for navigating the evolving landscape of vocational qualifications, this event promises to be an invaluable resource for all stakeholders in the field of technical education and beyond. The conference will kick off at 09:00...

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