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How the assessment industry has changed over the last year and how organisations have adapted and innovated by PSI

June 17th 2021

Rory McCorkle PhD, Senior Vice President of Business Development & Client Success, PSI shares his thoughts on how the assessment industry has changed over the last year and how organisations have adapted and innovated It was a great honour to be a part of the 2021 International e-Assessment Conference & Awards, Celebrating the Champions of Change event. It was a privilege to be present for the day when the Innovation...

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Announcing the winners of the Most Innovative Use of Technology in Assessment and Best Transformational Project in the 2021 International e-Assessment Awards

June 15th 2021

The e-Assessment Association is delighted to announce the winners of the Most Innovative Use of Technology in Assessment and Best Transformational Project in the 2021 International e-Assessment Awards. This is the fifth year of the e-Assessment Awards programme which encompasses all sectors of education: from schools, through further and higher education to workplace training and professional exams. In 2021 the Award Winners are being announced at the International e-Assessment Conference...

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The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Works in Partnership with TestReach to Create and Deliver Secure Online Medical Examinations

June 9th 2021

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) is the largest postgraduate training body in Ireland and is dedicated to improving the practice of general medicine and related medical specialities. RCPI was established in 1654, and has a global network of 10,000+ Fellows, Members and Trainees who work across 29 medical specialities in 90 countries. RCPI tests over 4,000 candidates a year in both written, clinical and OSCE formats both...

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Live Remote Proctoring Provides Comparable Outcomes to Traditional Test-Centre Proctoring Prometric-CARPE Study Finds 

June 9th 2021

Written by: Li-Ann Kuan (Ph.D. - VP, Assessment Services, Prometric) and Michael O’Leary (Professor – Director, CARPE/DCU) When the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of test-centre networks around the globe in early 2020, programmes that rely on test-centre computer-based testing as their primary mode of administration quickly pivoted to live remote proctoring. With its accelerated implementation, the need to determine if live remote proctoring provides comparable outcomes...

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Going remote but staying close: keeping test takers at the heart of the British Council’s remotely proctored Aptis test.

June 9th 2021

Going remote but staying close: keeping test takers at the heart of the British Council’s remotely proctored Aptis test. Although technology undoubtedly enables testing solutions to reach more people in more places, the British Council noted some of the assumptions implicit in its remotely proctored Aptis test processes, and adapted the customer journey to address these following initial sessions with test takers in Mexico.  While Aptis is normally delivered by...

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Announcing the winners of the Best Formative Assessment Project and the Best Summative Assessment Project at the 2021 International e-Assessment Awards

June 8th 2021

The e-Assessment Association is delighted to announce the winners of the Best Formative Assessment Project and the Best Summative Assessment Project in the 2021 International e-Assessment Awards. This is the fifth year of the e-Assessment Awards programme which encompasses all sectors of education: from schools, through further and higher education to workplace training and professional exams. In 2021 the Award Winners are being announced at the International e-Assessment Conference and...

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