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Working together for transformation in assessment, by RM

August 4th 2021

Working together for transformation in assessment By Roberto Hortal, Head of Innovation – Technology, RM It all started with the ongoing pursuit to ensure students receive fair grades after their years of effort. The e-assessment community worldwide joined educational and awarding organisations, teachers, examiners, regulators, legislators, parents, employers and others in a cross-functional global race to introduce the right solution for each local, regional, national and cultural circumstance. There were...

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Flexible exams made possible with online invigilation

July 29th 2021

By: Mel Nethercott – VP International Business Development, PSI Services Published Jul 21 2021 at economystandard.com Reproduced with kind permission. Online proctoring, or invigilation as it is often known in the UK, has seen rapid growth in recent years. Most notably as a result of COVID-19, when secure online proctored exams and tests offered a viable alternative for credentialing organisations looking to provide much needed continuity for candidates in uncertain...

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The eAA brings three new sponsors on board demonstrating industry growth is on an upward trajectory in 2021

July 13th 2021

We are delighted to welcome two new gold sponsors Excelsoft and Talview , and a new silver sponsor, Prodigy Learning, onto its roster of sponsors this Spring/Summer. The e-assessment industry continues to go from strength to strength.  The Covid-19 pandemic in particular has shone a light on the importance of making assessment easy and assessable online. With this increased growth and interest in the industry it is ever more important...

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The 3 As of the future of assessment

July 1st 2021

How a focus on authenticity, accessibility and automation will help create truly transformational end-to-end learning experiences By Jessica Blakey, Assessment Design Manager, NCFE Recently Janine Oliver, Head of Assessment Innovation at NCFE, explored what the future of assessment could look like, in the ever-changing environment in which we operate. Janine specifically discussed how we can identify the key ingredients to create a system that is truly transformational for learners in...

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Announcing the winners of the Best Research and Lifetime Contribution Award in the 2021 International e-Assessment Awards

June 29th 2021

The e-Assessment Association is delighted to announce the winners of the Best Research and Lifetime Contribution Award in the 2021 International e-Assessment Awards. This is the fifth year of the e-Assessment Awards programme which encompasses all sectors of education: from schools, through further and higher education to workplace training and professional exams. In 2021 the Award Winners are being announced at the International e-Assessment Conference and Awards which takes place over four...

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Apply to speak at BMC2021!

June 29th 2021

Benefits of speaking at Beyond Multiple Choice 2021 Share your message with thousands of assessment industry stakeholders–including instructional designers, researchers, chief education officers, policymakers, psychometricians, and more. In addition to engaging with a live audience during our virtual events, your presentation will be featured on our YouTube channel where it can be shared and viewed on-demand. This year's theme: Aligning with What's Possible A key challenge for advancing beyond multiple-choice lies in aligning the political and practical demands...

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