SoNET Systems wins tender with Swedish National Agency for Education – Skolverket
Swedish National Agency for Education and SoNET Systems Announcement
As a result of the procurement process for the National Digital Assessment Platform, the selected supplier has been announced as SoNET Systems Pty Ltd from Melbourne Australia.
“The Swedish National Agency for Education was commissioned to develop and provide digitalized national tests and material to support assessment for the compulsory school and for the upper secondary school level. The commission to provide digitalized national tests also includes a trial operation which will be conducted in 2018-2021. The goal is that all tests will be digitalized by 2022. On each test occasion, it is estimated that up to 150 000 students will carry out the national test at the same time.
SoNET will provide its internationally renowned Assessment Master™ software platform that delivers an end to end solution for running large scale assessments including item and test creation, student and test delivery management, online and offline test delivery options, automated and manual scoring, reporting and use of AI. SoNET will provide implementation, enhancements to the solution based on Skolverkets’ needs, maintenance, ongoing support and hosting services for this exciting project.
SoNET brings over 14 years of experience in provisioning of digital assessments at an international level and across Australia. Over that period, together with partners, customers and industry experts, SoNET has developed a robust web-based assessment platform that is provided as Software as a Service (SaaS). The system is highly scalable, secure and proven to deliver tests servicing thousands of students concurrently utilizing the near unlimited capacity provided by Amazon Web Services.
About Skolverket – Swedish National Agency for Education
The Swedish National Agency for Education is the central administrative authority for the public-school system, publicly organised pre-schooling, school-age childcare and for adult education. The Swedish National Agency for Education is tasked with ensuring that all children and students have access to the same high-quality standard of education and activities in secure environments. The Agency´s mission is to create the best conditions for the children’s development and learning and to help improve the students’ learning outcomes. The agency prepares knowledge requirements, regulations, general recommendations and national tests. The Agency are also responsible for official statistics in education and we conduct national follow-ups and evaluations. The Agency also oversee Sweden’s participation in international education surveys. (www.skolverket.se)
About SoNET Systems
SoNET is an Australian software company with headquarters in Melbourne. We have been providing software development, implementation and support services nationally and internationally since 1995. SoNET is ISO 27001 ICT security certified and ISO 9001 Quality Management System certified (www.sonet.com.au). The company is positioned as an extremely flexible and efficient, professional technology group with the following core products and services:
• Assessment Master™ (SaaS) – large scale item and test authoring, test delivery, marking, translation and reporting software – used by governments, corporate sector and tertiary education.
• iCase (SaaS) – CMS, CRM and case management software for employment services, disability support, aged care and community services. It is mobile enabled through the browser or with the iCaseGo app;”