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21st century exams: How to give a candidate a better exam experience. A candidate’s view

September 7th 2020

By eAA Member, Carly Culver Having recently been on the candidate side of the exam experience after taking the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner qualifications this summer, I have put together a list of seven aspects of the candidate experience that I think should be key considerations for people working in exam delivery. Too often the exam experience for the candidate seems to be an afterthought or a continuation of the...

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e-Assessment Association AGM and voting in the annual Board Election

September 2nd 2020

The 2020 e-Assessment Association Board Election gives eAA members the opportunity to help choose two new members for the board. In 2020 two Board positions are available for Corporate Members and nominations have been received from individuals representing three of the eAA's corporate sponsors, who support the work of the association through financial sponsorship. Those successfully elected will be committing to a three-year term – with quarterly Board meetings and...

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2020 e-Assessment Awards Finalists and Winners brochure published

September 1st 2020

The 2020 Awards Finalists and Winners Brochure celebrates the achievement of the finalists and winner in every category and can be downloaded on the e-Assessment Awards page here. The e-Assessment Association's Awards programme holds a unique position, as it encompasses all sectors of education: from schools, through further and higher education to workplace training and professional exams. Launched in 2016, the Awards programme highlights and celebrates the outstanding and positive...

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Autumn events to look forward to

August 14th 2020

This Autumn there is an exciting schedule of events coming up that you may want to add to your diary...here are a few:  '24 hours of listening'  is a free virtual event from PopTopiks on Sept 3- 4. Hailed as a bold experiment in active listening,  twenty-four multi-disciplinary experts will each host a one hour drop-in conversation over a 24-hour period to listen to what’s on your mind. With all...

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Pre-Conference Insight Sessions

August 6th 2020

The e-Assessment Association has published three Insight sessions which were first broadcast in June 2020 in advance of the e-Assessment Question Virtual Conference. The three sessions are: David McVeigh from Pearson talking about their national scale deployment of e-assessment in Egypt. View the session here. Louella Morton from TestReach talking about the use of remote proctoring to support assessment. View the session here. Dr Anja Sisarica from Inspera talking about...

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Pearson VUE enters agreement with National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

August 5th 2020

Press Release Published by Pearson VUE. BLOOMINGTON, MN, July 29, 2020 Pearson VUE, the leader in computer-based testing, has today announced that it has renewed its agreement with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), the nonprofit organization responsible for the development of the exams used for engineering and surveying licensure throughout the country. Under the agreement, the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE), Fundamentals of Surveying (FS), Principles...

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