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The Five Latest Trends in Assessment and How They Can Transform Your Organisation

April 3rd 2019

A report from a recent talk at the Learning Technologies Conference, London By Louella Morton, Executive Director, TestReach. Republished with kind permission. For many, the word “assessment” translates into multiple choice questions or writing for hours in a crowded exam hall – it is something very defined and has a certain place in our education or career. The huge advancements in computer-based testing are now redefining the possibilities of assessment,...

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Challenging Einstein: how can technology work hand in hand with human interaction in formative assessment?

March 27th 2019

Blog post from Daniel Howard, MD at ForSkills around the benefits of e-learning. Republished with kind permission from NCFE Albert Einstein feared the day that technology would surpass our human interaction. He stated the world would have a generation of idiots... is this now the case? In a world where digital fluency and digital literacy are sought after skills to improve communication within business, was Einstein right? Is the increasing...

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eAA Annual Elections commence

March 25th 2019

Online voting has now started in the e-Assessment Association annual Board elections and will run until midnight on Monday 8th April. The results will be announced at the AGM, which is due to start at 8.45am on Thursday 11th April 2019. This year there will be TWO separate elections held for a total of FIVE board members to be drawn from the two types of eAA members – those drawn...

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DigitalEd Secures $7 million in bridge financing

March 24th 2019

Press Release from DigitalEd, March 19th, 2019. DigitalEd an online education technology startup, is pleased to announce the successful completion of a $7 million bridge round of financing. This new round of funding includes participation from new global investors as well as additional funds from existing ones. "The timing and size of the financing allows DigitalEd to create repeatable processes in support of our proven sales model, deliver on a more...

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Qualifications Wales: Promoting the opportunities available from greater use of technology in assessment

March 6th 2019

'Qualifications Wales wishes to award a contract for the provision of services to promote and explain the opportunities available from the use of technology in assessment. This will inform our thinking on a vision for use of eAssessment in qualifications in Wales and how that might affect our regulatory approach.' 'This is a speculative notice to inform interested parties that Qualifications Wales wishes to award a contract for the provision...

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Finalists announced for the third international e-Assessment Awards

March 6th 2019

The e-Assessment Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for its international awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards. The winners will be announced at the awards gala dinner on 10 April in central London. The e-Assessment Awards programme was launched in October 2016 to highlight and celebrate the outstanding and positive contributions that technology makes to all forms of assessment, and has gone on to showcase the best practice, research and innovation...

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