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Quantum Awards Ltd and TestReach Case Study: EPAO exam management

November 27th 2023

Quantum Awards Ltd is registered to provide end-point assessment (EPA) for all four of the Improvement standards (Level 3, 4, 5, 6), and also the L4 Quality Practitioner standard. These standards prepare individuals to implement process improvements and minimise waste, and learn how to take a structured approach to completing work. Quantum worked with TestReach to manage their online assessments, utilising live remote invigilation exam delivery, secure computer lockdown and...

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Jisc’s National Centre for AI (NCAI): Case Study with Graide

June 26th 2023

We are thrilled to share with you our recent collaboration with the National Centre for AI (NCAI) in tertiary education. Graide, an innovative digital assessment platform, was given a remarkable opportunity to participate in a pilot led by the NCAI. The aim? To gauge the demand for AI-enhanced assessment tools within higher education, and, most importantly, to put Graide through its paces and see how it rose to the challenge.

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Case study: Chartered Accountants Ireland and Cirrus Assessment

June 21st 2023

Faced with the rising costs of testing centres and the fast-paced demands of a world going digital, Chartered Accountants Ireland knew they needed to make an enterprising decision to transform their institution.

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The University of Pretoria and the Cirrus Assessment platform

May 23rd 2023

The University of Pretoria (UP) needed a new online assessment platform to replace their end-of-life summative assessment platform. They began the search for a new cloud-based assessment tool that had to satisfy strict requirements. It had to be 1) Stable and secure enough to let them deliver a large number of exams anywhere, anytime. And 2) Full-featured and innovative, but user-friendly at the same time. They found that the Cirrus...

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Keeping medicine moving: How Questionmark brought the ABPI’s exam program online

April 28th 2023

This case study looks at how Questionmark supported the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, (ABPI) in delivering crucial exams during the height of the 2020 pandemic. The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, (ABPI) is a trade association and awarding organization that strives to improve access to new medicines and vaccines to make the latest treatments available to people in the UK The ABPI works in partnership with the NHS (National Health Service), the Government, and the life sciences industry.

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Assessing oracy reliably and at scale with Adaptive Comparative Judgement

April 5th 2023

Oracy is recognised worldwide as a powerful tool for learning that empowers students to find their own voice, and better understand themselves and people around them. However, assessing oracy has proved challenging as existing approaches raise concerns over validity and reliability. To assess oracy, a holistic approach that considers performance qualities, subjectivity, and variability is needed. Voice 21, the UK’s oracy education charity, partnered with Assessment from RM to explore...

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