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Reforming Functional skills assessments and question types

July 11th 2022

The reform of Functional Skills (FS) assessment presented challenges for awarding bodies in the UK.   In their session at this year's eAA Conference, Glenn Hall at NCFE, Nicola Bennett at City & Guilds and Gareth Hopkins from BTL showcased their collaboration in updating functional skills assessments in line with 2019 Ofqual reforms, which led to the development of a unique Customisable Question Type (CQT) framework being developed for the...

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eAA Conference Supporters, Surpass, identify eight trends in e-assessment following the recent event

July 7th 2022

International e-Assessment Conference Supporters, Surpass, recently identified eight trends affecting the assessment industry right now. In their latest blog post (read full post here: Eight trends in e-assessment at EAA - Surpass, Powering Assessment) the team at Surpass reflected on their experiences at the recent conference, held at the Tower Hotel, London, UK on 21st and 22nd June 2022. Some of the key points included recognition that the digital divide...

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Formative Assessment report out now

June 27th 2022

New report says formative assessment is critical to improving the quality of education globally The report from HundrED.org in partnership with the Jacobs Foundation summarises the trends and benefits of formative assessment and introduces 14 solutions currently working to support teaching and learning through formative assessment. The report is accompanied by a webinar scheduled for June 28th, at 15:00 EEST. Download Report here

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Winners of the 2022 International e-Assessment Awards

June 21st 2022

We are delighted to announce the winners of the sixth international e-Assessment Awards following the Awards Gala Dinner which took place during this year’s International e-Assessment Conference. The e-Assessment Awards programme holds a unique and truly global position, sharing and celebrating the many excellent projects that demonstrate the value that technology can bring to high quality assessment, whether formative or summative, high or low stakes. These awards encompass all sectors...

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2022 International e-Assessment Conference – potential travel disruption on Tuesday 21st June

June 10th 2022

We are aware that there is a proposed rail strike planned for Tuesday 21st June which will affect mainline trains and London Underground which may cause disruption for people planning to travel to the Conference on Tuesday 21st June. In addition to the strike on 21st June, there may also be delays on 22nd June due to the knock on effect of the strike. If you are planning to attend...

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Best Summative Assessment Project Award – 2022 e-Assessment Awards Finalists’ Showcase Podcast

June 1st 2022

This episode in the series provides more information about the Best Summative Assessment Project Award finalists for the 2022 e-Assessment Awards along with a discussion between Paul Muir of the British Council and the host, Matt Wingfield of the eAA, regarding the importance of using technology for summative assessment and the benefits it can bring. Finalists: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology Prodigy Learning with DOTS on Skillify - online standardised assessments...

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