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£300K fund launches to develop new and inclusive assessment methods

February 29th 2024

A charitable fund offering two organisations up to £150,000 for projects that explore innovative approaches to assessment for vocational education has been launched.  The Assessment Innovation Fund, created by the educational charity and leader in vocational and technical education NCFE, and supported by Ufi VocTech Trust, is for any organisation with an idea and interest in transforming the current education system. Encouraging the development of learner-centric and adaptable assessment solutions,...

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British Council partners with the e-Assessment Association for the 2024 International e-Assessment Awards

February 22nd 2024

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the British Council who have been confirmed as the headline sponsor for the 2024 International e-Assessment Awards. This partnership highlights both organisations’ commitment to fostering innovation and excellence in the field of education and assessment technology worldwide. Celebrating Excellence in e-Assessment The International e-Assessment Awards celebrate and promote the exceptional work being done in the realm of technology-enabled assessment. These prestigious awards...

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National Conference of Bar Examiners chooses Surpass to deliver bar exams across the US

February 13th 2024

The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) has chosen Surpass Assessment to deliver the NextGen bar exam, launching in 2026.​ Having successfully used the Surpass item bank to create valid and reliable exam content since 2022, NCBE will now make use of the Surpass test driver and secure browser to support their large-scale Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) bar exams across the US. The bar exam is a prestigious licensure...

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Four experts reveal their International e-Assessment Awards tips

February 5th 2024

Entering the International e-Assessment Awards can bring all kinds of benefits. Over the years, entrants have told us the process helps them strengthen client relationships, boost internal morale, increase credibility, gain recognition from peers, raise their profile and support their sales process. But how can you make the most of your time and resources to create the best possible entry? We asked four former and current e-AA board members, and...

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We’re excited to see you at the ATP Innovations in Testing Conference in Anaheim, March 3 – 6!

February 1st 2024

Join eAA Vice Chair and ATP Regional Director Paul Muir at the ATP European Division Regional Division Breakfast (4th March 7:30am) to learn more about the e-Assessment Association (eAA) and how we are working more closely with our colleagues at ATP to really embrace the “Better Together” philosophy for our assessment community. Learn how with your input we can drive innovation, knowledge, change and understanding of the assessment industry in...

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The Transformative Power of Education and Assessment Technology

January 23rd 2024

While the move to embrace technology to improve learning and assessment has been evident for some time, in recent years adoption has accelerated significantly, driven in part by the COVID pandemic, and in part by new technologies. We asked eAA Board members, Garrett Sherry and Anna Phelan to consider the transformative power of education and assessment technology The technological revolution in education has been marked by the widespread adoption of...

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