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Dr Graham Orpwood Podcast

October 26th 2022

In this episode, we invite you to listen to Dr Graham Orpwood, winner of the e-Assessment Association's Lifetime Contribution Award 2022, in conversation with Pilar Cloud, a member of the eAA. Pilar is an experienced business and non-profit leader in the education technology sector, and agreed to meet with Graham to talk about his experiences of over fifty years working in education and assessment on both sides of the Atlantic....

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ACER to lead 2025 Programme for International Student Assessment

October 21st 2022

Press Release from ACER. 18 October 2022 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has appointed the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to lead the development and implementation of the 2025 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) across more than 90 countries and economies. PISA is a leading international survey that measures young people’s ability to apply their knowledge and skills to real-life problems and situations. ACER will lead...

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Member’s News: Dr Donald Lancaster moves to Exeter University Business School

October 19th 2022

Former panelist at the International e-Assessment Conference and member of the e-Assessment Association, Dr Donald Lancaster has moved to take his place as Associate Professor and Director of MBA Programmes at Exeter University Business School. Link to University of Exeter, Business School Profile. Click HERE Through his interest in contemporary and relevant assessment, Dr Lancaster led the implementation of digital exams at Bath. At the Association's Conference earlier this year,...

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BTL Surpass welcomes the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) to the Surpass Community

October 10th 2022

The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) have selected the Surpass platform and services to develop the certification exams for their diplomates. ABFAS strives to advance the art and science of foot and ankle surgery, to improve the health and welfare of the public in the United States. Benefitting from the flexibility of Surpass, ABFAS will use the item authoring and banking technology for seamless publishing and delivery...

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The Exams Office partners with BTL to create assessments in Surpass platform

October 3rd 2022

The Exams Office (TEO), the largest exams officer support organisation in the UK, has contracted with BTL to use the Surpass platform to create their exams. With over 4,500 member centres in the UK (primarily schools), TEO will use the sophisticated content creation options in Surpass Item Authoring to create their test items. Benefitting from the flexibility of Surpass, TEO aim to use an API to integrate their instance of...

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Opportunity: Head of Assessments at the University of Bristol

September 30th 2022

University of Bristol  Head of Assessment    Competitive salary and benefits    The University of Bristol was one of the six civic universities created in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century. With a global reputation for academic and research excellence, we are a top 10 UK university and 61st in the world (QS Rankings 2023).   The Head of Assessment is a new role, created to lead on all aspects of...

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