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December 2020

December 21st 2020

Welcome to our December Newsletter We hope you enjoy another bumper edition, this time guest edited by Gavin Busuttil-Reynaud, eAA Treasurer. The issue is packed with case studies, blogs, industry news, as well as updates from the eAA. Enjoy! Read our December Newsletter

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TCS National Qualifier Test (NQT): A Link between Corporates and Fresh Talent

December 7th 2020

Over the past few months, there has been a gloom of economic disruption and job uncertainty worldwide. Students at the undergraduate level and fresh pass-outs are afraid of companies not hiring new talent as business recovery and cost-cutting took precedence during the crisis. No doubt that the impact of the crisis has had varied effects across industries, but the positive side is that industry sectors such as financial services, e-commerce,...

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British Council Delivers Remote Proctored Exams At Scale for ACCA 

December 7th 2020

Every quarter over 200,000 ACCA exams are held in British Council test centres worldwide. ACCA is committed to ensuring all their members worldwide have the chance to continue their professional journey during the pandemic, offering students in over 130 countries the chance to sit exams either at a test centre or at home, if test centres cannot open.  Following the success of the introduction in June this year of British...

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Transformational technology: supporting learner achievement with Skills Portfolio

December 7th 2020

SDConsultancy is an approved SQA training provider, specialising in delivery of programmes in Hospitality, Customer Service, Management, Business and Administration, and Sports and Leisure. Managing Director, Sarah Dalrymple, is also an External Quality Assurer (EQA), living and breathing the process of training and assessment. SDConsultancy became a customer of Skills Forward as they were looking for an effective e-portfolio system.  “As an EQA, I see and interact with a lot...

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Dental Nurse apprenticeship success 

December 7th 2020

Introduction: Mollie Cooke has successfully completed her end-point assessment with NCFE for the Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard.   Together with Training provider Training 2000 and EPA Plus, they supported Mollie and her employer through the process, ensuring she could demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviours for the apprenticeship.  Mollie commented: “I loved learning about dental nursing, I found it interesting and loved watching people’s smiles transform during on the job...

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ICAN implements e-marking in six months and makes the first step to digital assessment

December 7th 2020

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) is a professional body established in 1965. The Institute has over 50,000 members and marks more than 90,000 exams annually. ICAN's mission is to produce world-class chartered accountants, and to regulate their ethical standard and technical competence in the public interest. They do this through providing qualifications, professional development, and support for their members so that they have the knowledge and values...

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