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BTL Surpass welcomes the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) to the Surpass Community

October 10th 2022

The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) have selected the Surpass platform and services to develop the certification exams for their diplomates. ABFAS strives to advance the art and science of foot and ankle surgery, to improve the health and welfare of the public in the United States. Benefitting from the flexibility of Surpass, ABFAS will use the item authoring and banking technology for seamless publishing and delivery...

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The Exams Office partners with BTL to create assessments in Surpass platform

October 3rd 2022

The Exams Office (TEO), the largest exams officer support organisation in the UK, has contracted with BTL to use the Surpass platform to create their exams. With over 4,500 member centres in the UK (primarily schools), TEO will use the sophisticated content creation options in Surpass Item Authoring to create their test items. Benefitting from the flexibility of Surpass, TEO aim to use an API to integrate their instance of...

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Opportunity: Head of Assessments at the University of Bristol

September 30th 2022

University of Bristol  Head of Assessment    Competitive salary and benefits    The University of Bristol was one of the six civic universities created in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century. With a global reputation for academic and research excellence, we are a top 10 UK university and 61st in the world (QS Rankings 2023).   The Head of Assessment is a new role, created to lead on all aspects of...

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Prometric® Appoints Industry Veteran Nikki Eatchel as Chief Assessment Officer

September 26th 2022

Prometric® have announced Nikki Eatchel as their new Chief Assessment Officer.  Eatchel will lead the Prometric Test Development Services consulting practice to ensure the delivery and quality of test development and psychometric services to test sponsor clients and oversee Prometric’s growth and innovation strategy across exam products. “Prometric is excited to welcome Nikki to our dynamic leadership team at Prometric,” said Roy Simrell, President, and CEO. “Nikki has more than...

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e-Assessment Association AGM

September 23rd 2022

In line with the e-Assessment Association’s constitution, we are formally inviting you to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting which will take place via a virtual meeting at 10am BST on Tuesday 4th October. The link to the AGM is below. In addition to announcing the results of the Board election and presenting the annual accounts we are delighted that Dr Graham Orpwood, winner of the Lifetime Contribution Award at the...

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Get funding to bring your assessment design ideas to life

September 12th 2022

This article has been republished with kind permission from NCFE We’re dedicated to promoting and advancing learning – it’s our core purpose. This purpose drives our commitment to deliver world-class educational services that enable learners to achieve their potential. We also believe that great innovation needs great collaborators. That’s why we launched our Assessment Innovation Fund in 2021. Pilot projects from the first successful applications are now in progress, with...

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