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Navigating the Evolution of Language Testing with Cirrus Assessment

June 18th 2024

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Anglia Examinations, a subsidiary of Chichester College, has been a frontrunner in offering English exams to international learners. With a global presence across 30 to 40 countries, Anglia has evolved their exam delivery, especially in response to challenges like COVID-19 and the need for e-assessment platforms. Since adopting Cirrus, Anglia has achieved tremendous results: “I am a 100% convert. Give me a Cirrus paper any day over a...

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Why focusing on learning impact simplified ASCD’s build versus buy decision

June 5th 2024

ASCD’s professional learning platform had a big problem: it lacked assessment. Although ASCD’s product team needed an assessment engine, they quickly realized that building one in-house would be a waste of their development resources.  "If you try to build an assessment engine, you discover it's not just about creating questions… it's like pulling on a sweater thread, it’s never ending,” said Rob Letcher, Managing Director of Digital & Learning Products,...

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Linux Foundation Training & Certification Expands Its Online Assessment Portfolio

May 14th 2024

Discover how Linux Foundation Training & Certification, a cornerstone in the open-source community, revolutionized their digital exam process end-to-end with open source assessment tools. Dive into their journey of efficiency, scalability, and excellence. Download the case study now to uncover the challenges they faced and how they're leading the way in modern assessment development.

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Transforming healthcare assessment with Surpass and the next-generation Assessment Center

May 3rd 2024

PAEA is the only national organization representing PA educational programs in the United States. This case study explores how PAEA selected Surpass Assessment to deliver assessments for their physician assistant candidates with a new Assessment Center designed to enhance the exam experience for students and faculty.

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Case study: Delivering large-scale testing with Surpass – with CPA Canada

April 25th 2024

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is a Canadian national accounting examination board with more than 220,000 members - one of the largest national accounting bodies in the world. This case study explores how CPA Canada operates, some of the challenges it faces and how Surpass flexibility and security enables it to provide large single-day testing events across Canada. Discover: How Surpass was able to deliver large-scale single-day...

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The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) Adds Technology and Multimedia to Language Proficiency Exams with TAO

March 19th 2024

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) supports the single largest school system in the United States, serving 1.1 million students in over 1,800 schools across more than 32 diverse communities. Following the adoption of new state learning standards for teaching world languages, the NYCDOE has begun redesigning their world language exams, which are administered in over 20 different languages. Find out how the NYCDOE is aligning these exams with the revised state standards, using the TAO assessment platform to incorporate multimedia and rich question types into the speaking and listening components of the Spanish language test.

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