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Qualifications Wales: Promoting the opportunities available from greater use of technology in assessment

March 6th 2019

Qualifications Wales wishes to award a contract for the provision of services to promote and explain the opportunities available from the use of technology in assessment. 

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Finalists announced for the third international e-Assessment Awards

March 6th 2019

The e-Assessment Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for its international awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards. The winners will be announced at the awards gala dinner on 10 April in central London. The e-Assessment Awards programme was launched in October 2016 to highlight and celebrate the outstanding and positive contributions that technology makes to all forms of assessment, and has gone on to showcase the best practice, research and innovation...

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SQA confirms its investment in cutting-edge technology for high-stakes e-assessment

February 25th 2019

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), are a founder member of the Surpass Community and innovators in e-Assessment. They have recently confirmed their commitment to using the latest technologies for the development and delivery of assessments, by renewing their contract with the award-winning Surpass: The Assessment Platform.

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Scores Were Lower When Mass. Students Took PARCC Exams on Computers, Study Finds – Education Week

February 8th 2019

Published By Benjamin Herold, Education Week on January 31, 2019 Massachusetts students who took state exams online in 2015 scored significantly worse than their peers who took the same exams on paper, according to a new study by the American Institutes for Research. The so-called "mode effect" was particularly pronounced in English/language arts, where the discrepancy amounted to nearly a full year of learning, AIR found. Lower-performing students, special education students, and English...

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Enterprise Ireland report. “TestReach: Driving innovation in e-assessment and remote invigilation”

February 8th 2019

5 Feb 19. Published by Enterprise Ireland, Ireland’s national export agency. "Award-winning Irish company TestReach is transforming the world of examinations and assessment with its innovative technology that allows any type of test to be run and invigilated over the web." In a world with unprecedented demand for education, qualifications, certifications and compliance, you could say these are testing times for awarding organisations and corporations tasked with frequently running assessments locally...

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Future secured for International e-Assessment Conference

January 23rd 2019

Assessment Tomorrow and the e-Assessment Association (eAA) agree partnership for the e-Assessment Question Conference Assessment Tomorrow and the eAA today announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to take forward the e-Assessment Question Conference and Exhibition (www.e-assessment-question.com). The 2019 e-Assessment Question conference (10th and 11th April 2019), now in its 17th year, has become one of the key events on the education calendar for the UK and beyond. It...

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