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NCFE currently recruiting for Assessment Associates to write, review and scrutinise external assessments

December 20th 2019

NCFE are recruiting home-based Assessment Associates: Writers, Reviewers and Scrutineers.

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PregnancyVue – Take your learners beyond the textbook with PregnancyVue by CACHE

December 11th 2019

PregnancyVue Overview PregnancyVue is a free virtual reality (VR) immersive learning experience which allows users to experience the stages of pregnancy from inside and outside the womb. It was co-created with learners, tutors and subject specialists, in order to offer schools and colleges an opportunity to reimagine how they can engage with learners and improve knowledge retention. The app is available on Oculus Go headset as well as a 2D...

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University of Reading – The EMA Programme

December 11th 2019

In 2014, the University outlined a vision for summative coursework to be submitted, marked, and feedback provided electronically to improve the student and staff experience of assessment. At that time, the University was experiencing pockets of online assessment and didn’t really have an institution wide approach. Also, a significant amount of the University’s assessment data was being managed using complex spreadsheets. These were time consuming to maintain and also meant...

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Newsletter October 2019

November 21st 2019

Welcome to the latest quarterly from the eAA Welcome to the latest newsletter from the e-Assessment Association. We have been very busy at eAA HQ (which is, clearly, entirely virtual) as we put plans in place to organise our first ever two-day conference and exhibition. Picking up the reins from Jeff Ross and Martyn Roads of Assessment Tomorrow, we are delighted to take forward the e-Assessment Question Exhibition & Conference....

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RM Compare – Oxfordshire schools successfully pioneer a new method of collaborative assessment and moderation

November 21st 2019

Background Church Cowley St. James is a two-form entry school in Oxford, with nearly 500 children. There are 45 different languages spoken by children representing 48 different nationalities. Approximately 30% of the children are on a Special Educational Needs register. The school had taken a leading role in local partnership moderation. However, this was logistically challenging in terms of bringing together different schools, and whilst each teacher would bring a...

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University of Edinburgh – Peer Assessment at Scale

November 20th 2019

"The Edinburgh Global department at the University of Edinburgh offers a Go Abroad Fund which provides financial support for students to undertake a short-term international experience linked to their studies. However, the popularity of the scheme created the challenge of how to select 200 successful applicants from around 1,100 entrants. PebblePad proved to be the only technical solution available to meet the fundamental requirements of the project." Once PebblePad was...

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