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Congratulations to NEBOSH, winner of FAB Awarding Organisation of the Year Award

November 17th 2021

The Awarding Organisation of the Year went to NEBOSH at this year’s FAB Awards celebrations in Leicester The FAB (Federation of Awarding Bodies) Awards recognises the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employees to education and skills in the UK over the past year. NEBOSH’s nomination outlined the exceptional work that was done to adapt and modernise, quickly, in the COVID-19 era. It also highlighted the positive impact all...

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eAA AGM presentation: Checking for understanding online. Assessments in a virtual environment

October 19th 2021

At the eAA October AGM, our Guest Speaker, Andrew Miller, Director of Teaching and Learning at Singapore American School gave an insightful presentation at the Annual General Meeting of the e-Assessment Association. "Checking for understanding online. Assessments in a virtual environment". Members feedback that they thoroughly enjoyed the presentation, finding it compelling and highly relevant, so we thought we would publish it on our website so that everyone can have...

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New Digital Formative Assessment Approach at SQA

October 5th 2021

SQA is in the process of implementing a new approach to digital assessment for formative purposes. SQA has a long history of providing digital assessment via our platform SOLAR. SOLAR is SQA's free digital assessment system, underpinned by BTL Surpass, which is used to deliver tests on a range of devices. Previously, formative digital assessment was provided via links that learners could access from our website at any time. However,...

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Public school system to adopt Excelsoft’s Saras™ Test & Assessment solution for their transition from pen and paper exams to online

October 5th 2021

Excelsoft Technologies Pvt Ltd today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands Public School System (CNMI PSS) to implement its state of the art ‘Saras™ Test & Assessment solution’. CNMI PSS wants to adopt an online assessment system that will help them to transition from pen and paper exams to online. Under the agreement, Excelsoft will help CNMI PSS in building Item...

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Prodigy Learning launches award-winning computer science credential program in Australia to accelerate coding skills through Microsoft’s Minecraft: Education Edition

October 5th 2021

Prodigy Learning, a global education technology company, is proud to announce the launch of its award-winning ‘Coding in Minecraft’ computer science credential program to the Australian market. Recently awarded Best Formative Assessment product by the e-Assessment Association, ‘Coding in Minecraft’ is set to put coding skills at every educator’s and child’s fingertips. The innovative SaaS solution gives educators from all backgrounds the confidence and tools to engage young and diverse...

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Inspera receives growth capital investment to meet surge in demand for e-assessments

September 29th 2021

Press Release 27th September 2021 Inspera has received a significant growth capital investment from CGE Partners, a London-based private equity fund. CGE invests in businesses using technology to facilitate the transition to a more digital, renewable, secure and compliant future. This investment will enable Inspera to serve the large and accelerating global demand for robust digital high-stakes assessments in a post-Covid world, whilst upholding the mission and values that have...

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