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BLOG: Assessment in the fourth industrial revolution: what can we learn from other industries?

March 20th 2020

  As a society, we have already embarked on what is known as the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, one in which technology permeates every aspect of our lives like never before. Advanced technologies have fundamentally transformed many everyday functions and processes, changing the way we live, work, and interact with one another. Digital assistants such as Amazon Echo, Siri or Google Home are now common fixtures within peoples’ homes. Self-driving cars...

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Cirrus Assessment announce strategic partnership with the remote proctoring company Proctorio

March 19th 2020

Utrecht, The Netherlands - 16 March 2020 - Cirrus Assessment, an international provider of cloud-based e-Assessment solutions, has announced the signing of a strategic partnership with the remote proctoring company Proctorio – by adding Proctorio’s proctoring capabilities to the Cirrus platform. This allows Cirrus Assessment customers to deliver secure exams from any location in the world. Proctorio offers a market-leading suite for securing exam delivery anytime, anywhere. Organisations can take...

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Transforming Assessment Announce Double Free Webinar

March 18th 2020

Australian non-profit organisation, Transforming Assessment have announced a special double bill webinar next week, for those teaching in the time of COVID19. Transforming Assessment helps explore assessment in higher education with a particular focus on use of information and communications technology to enhance the assessment of student learning (e-assessment) and is the eleventh year of producing free-to-join webinars and you can register to join with the links below. The webinars...

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2020 e-Assessment Awards Finalists Announced

March 12th 2020

The e-Assessment Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for its international awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards. This is the fourth year of the Awards and the winners will be announced at Gala Dinner on the first night of the e-Assessment Question Conference on 22nd April in central London. The e-Assessment Awards programme holds a unique position, as it encompasses all sectors of education: from schools, through further and higher education to...

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The future of assessment: opportunities and challenges, November 2019, Vilnius, Lithuania

February 26th 2020

Last month I was invited to attend and speak at a roundtable event in Vilnius hosted and organised by The National Agency for Education, Lithuania and RM Results. This was my first trip to Lithuania and, if I am honest, my first engagement with the educational assessment sector within Central and Eastern Europe, and as I flew into Vilnius my mind was brimming with lots of questions about how e-assessment...

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Elected to the Board. Why get involved?

February 26th 2020

New Board Member, Fiona Harvey, gives a brief insight into why she has stepped forward to help the Association. Having worked in higher education for over 20 years and had experience of being a school governor and trustee for two other organisations when I saw that there was an election to membership to the Board for the eAA I jumped at the chance. Being elected to the role was a...

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