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New podcast from the eAA series: Assessment and COVID-19, Episode 5, The Irreversible Direction of Travel with the British Council

June 19th 2020

Episode 5, The Irreversible Direction of Travel. Insights from the e-Assessment Association Community In the fifth and final episode of a new podcast series by the eAA we welcome guests from the e-Assessment Association Community and discuss the impact of COVID-19. eAA board member, Gareth A Hopkins from City & Guilds, interviews Steve Adams, Director Examinations East Asia Region, and Paul Muir, Head of Computer Based Testing (CBT), both from...

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A Review of the JISC Future of Assessment Report, with Matt Wingfield, Dr. Maren Deepwell, and Paula Goddard

June 16th 2020

Recorded just before COVID-19 started to shape our lives, eAA Chair, Matt Wingfield, sat down in conversation with Dr. Maren Deepwell, CEO, Association for Learning Technology, and Paula Goddard, Senior Assessor, and freelance assessment writer, to discuss the JISC report published in February. The report can be found here During the session, Matt, Maren, and Paula discussed the targets proposed by the report, and asked: Is this the right direction...

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#eAssess20 Insights – Encouraging innovation in edtech with Lucy Turner from Nesta

June 16th 2020

Recorded before the original conference was altered due to COVID-19, Lucy tells Tim about the work that Nesta do to encourage innovation in edtech, examples of where it is having an impact and what the future holds for the fund. Lucy gives an insight into her presentation where she will be asking, can technology help reduce teacher workload?  She also highlights lessons from Nesta’s EdTech Innovation Fund. The presentation will...

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#eAssess20 Insights – Becoming an Edtech Double Agent with Pete Atherton

June 16th 2020

Originally recorded in March before the COVID-19 Pandemic changed the shape of the conference, Pete provides an insight into his presentation and talks about his book: "50 Ways to Use Technology Enhanced Learning in the Classroom" On Tuesday 7 July at 11am BST, Pete Atherton presents his Keynote presentation "How I became an edtech double agent" at the e-Assessment Virtual Conference . The presentation looks at how you empower trainee...

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New podcast from the eAA series: Assessment and Covid-19

June 15th 2020

Episode 4: Two Years in Two Months. Insights from the e-Assessment Association Community. We welcome guests from the e-Assessment Association Community and discuss the impact of COVID-19. eAA board member, Gareth A Hopkins from City & Guilds, talks to Gavin Cooney, CEO at Learnosity, and Kerry Williams, Vice President Certification at PSI Services about the impact of COVID-19. In this episode, they discuss different patterns that have emerged from across...

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New eAA podcast: Broadening perceptions with the new possible

June 1st 2020

In the third episode of our new podcast series, 'Assessment and Covid-19', eAA board member, Gareth A Hopkins from City & Guilds, talks to Leo Webster, Customer Success Manager for End Point Assessments at NCFE, about the impact of COVID-19. Leo talks about how NCFE has responded to COVID-19 by quickly deploying Remote Invigilation for it’s EPA’s, along with how it has worked with customers and candidates to minimise disruption....

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