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The Virtual e-Assessment Awards Presentation. Date Announced!

June 12th 2020

The Virtual e-Assessment Awards Presentation will take place on Tuesday 16th June at 2pm (BST) where we will be announcing this year's winners.

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Entrepreneurial Numeracy Skills: A new programme to prepare student-entrepreneurs for success in business 

June 3rd 2020

To support student-entrepreneurs, especially during these uncertain times, the award-winning EdTech company, Vretta, has partnered with the venture incubator division at one of Canada’s leading academic institutions, Seneca College, to design and deliver a digital programme called Entrepreneurial Numeracy Skills. The programme will be designed to assess the financial numeracy skills of student-entrepreneurs and provide them with direction and support to upgrade the skills that require improvement. The programme will...

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New digital class room platform from TCS iON

June 3rd 2020

UNESCO estimates that 1.37 billion children risk having their education interrupted due to COVID-19.  In response to this, TCS iON have launched the TCS iON Digital Glass Room, a mobile and web education platform for schools and colleges, which empowers teachers to engage with students in real-time by sharing lessons, videos, worksheets, assignments, and assessments.

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The e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference: 23 June – 9 July 2020

June 2nd 2020

A series of inspirational, insightful and interactive webinars taking place from 23rd June to 9th July 2020: This is a unique opportunity to come together online and hear from and ask questions of the best practitioners and experts working in e-assessment. Programme summary: Week One – Future Gazing and Innovation: 23rd – 25th June 2020 Maren Deepwell, the CEO of the Association for Learning Technology kicks of this week with...

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Cirrus Assessment and Creatio Ltd sign strategic partnership

June 1st 2020

Cirrus Assessment, international provider of cloud-based e-Assessment solutions based in Utrecht, Holland have announced the signing of a strategic partnership with Creatio Ltd, UK qualification and learner management solution provider for Awarding Organisations (AOs) and End Point Assessment Organisations (EPAOs).

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Teaching Times Article: Our exams no longer suit our future world

May 27th 2020

Published in the Teaching Times, 22 May 2020 Chairman of the e-Assessment Association, Matt Wingfield contributes to this article about the UK school exam system. "When Covid 19 arrived one of the first casualties was the public examination system. Teachingtimes.com talked to three experts on assessment and examinations to find out what lessons can be learnt" Read the full article: https://www.teachingtimes.com/our-exams-no-longer-suit-our-future-world/

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