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The Current State of Multi-Modal Testing

April 6th 2021

PSI have created an infographic showing multi-modal testing in 2020.  Many organizations adopted multi-modal testing in response to COVID-19, giving us an unprecedented ability to examine meta trends across in-person testing and remote proctoring within multiple programs. You can now use this data, and time, to reconsider your organization's overall testing program and strategize best practices for the future. In this infographic, you will see: What multi-modal testing is and who...

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Webinar: marginal becomes mainstream – how assessments are embracing technology in 2020 and beyond

March 16th 2021

On 3 February, the UK India Business Council (ukibc) conducted a webinar titled ‘marginal becomes mainstream – how assessments are embracing technology in 2021 and beyond’. UKIBC Associate Director Tara Panjwani moderated the session led by Graham Hudson, eAA Board member and Special Adviser to Assessment Professionals Internationally – a long-standing member of the educational assessment community – and Nikhil Sharma, eAA Board Member and Business Development Manager, TCS iON...

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The role of technology in modernernising school based assessment to help young people to succeed

March 5th 2021

e-AA Chairman, Matt Wingfield gives a short presentation on the role technology can play in ensuring that a modern approach to school based assessment helps young people to succeed post-18.

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Innovation and Adaptation for Finance and Accountancy Assessments

March 2nd 2021

The Surpass Community has strong representation from the finance and accounting sector, including Association of Accounting Technicians, Association of Corporate Treasurers, CPA Canada, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, London Institute of Banking and Finance, and South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. With candidates in this field often studying whilst working in the sector, it’s important that assessments test real-world skills to produce...

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Rethink your assessment practices

March 2nd 2021

The coping strategies that institutions have adopted to manage exams during the coronavirus are many. Cancelling and rescheduling exams, redesigning assessments and introducing alternative methods, such as online or home-based testing are some of the approaches. With the pandemic still raging it has become more important than ever to consider how to create better exams while maintaining assessment integrity. At a live online event on 24th February 2021, we asked...

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Enter the 2021 e-Assessment Awards!

February 23rd 2021

In 2016, the e-Assessment Association toook the bold step and created a set of international industry awards. In 2021, the fifth year of the awards, we are looking to hear all of the many transformational and innovative projects that took place over the last twelve months. In this short video, e-AA Chairman, Matt Wingfield and e-AA Vice Chairman, Tim Burnett discuss the new categories and why it is so important for the industry to embrace the awards, spread the word and submit an entry.

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