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Alice Leigh

No more lost edits: How assessment developers can get total version control

The more eyes you can get on each test, the better chance you have of spotting and removing errors. However, you run the risk of vital feedback getting lost or missed along the way.
GradeMaker Pro offers a number of features to help you address this risk and run rigorous quality assurance processes more efficiently.

Two proactive ways to navigate the print or on-screen assessment impasse

Many assessment developers are hesitant to jump into the world of e-testing with both feet, wary of its potential impact on the quality, reliability, or security of their assessments.

This guide will give you some options for futureproofing your processes one step at a time to make the transition more manageable.

Stephen Austin Group welcomes experienced industry figures to new Group Board

From January 2022, the Group, a trusted partner to high-stakes awarding organisations
worldwide, will draw on the expertise of Simon Lebus, formerly Chief Executive of Cambridge
Assessment and Interim Chief Regulator at Ofqual and Terry Sweeney, CEO of online education
specialists Insendi and former CEO of RM Education Plc.

Beyond Multiple Choice Conference: Getting Authoring Right

This year we were delighted to speak at the Beyond Multiple Choice conference, a three day virtual event where assessment leaders from around the world shared ideas on innovating and improving all areas of testing.

David Haggie, assessment enthusiast and Managing Director of GradeMaker, ran a session investigating the barriers to innovation that plague so many high-stakes assessment providers, and how stagnant authoring processes are often the root cause.

Authoring Process: Free Checklist

Organisations wanting to implement innovations in their assessments need to start by establishing good authoring processes.

Whether you want to enhance the quality and security of your processes, lay a strong foundation for print and digital testing, or just want to improve the efficiency of your production, a solid authoring system is crucial to success.

National Centre for External Evaluation of Education (NCEEE)

National Centre for External Evaluation of Education (NCEEE) NCEE Croatia

The National Centre for External Evaluation of Education (NCEEE) is responsible for the conduct of examinations in Croatia. The NCEE is preparing a new examination and looked to the introduction of e-authoring technology to improve working processes, especially during the Covid pandemic. They were also looking to drive improvements overall in the quality, security and efficiency of their test development operations. More details coming soon.