The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Board (Zimsec) wanted to strengthen the security and increase the quality and efficiency of its examination production processes. The Zimsec Board and Senior Management therefore decided to use an electronic item banking system to deliver better quality examination content, reduce the risk of leakages and ensure tighter operational control over exam authoring. They are now in their third year of using the GradeMaker Pro software and are using it successfully to write 37 subjects. Read the case study.
We are pleased to announce that Jackie Applegate will be joining us as Head of Operations in December 2019. Jackie brings a wealth of experience in supporting customers with technology-enabled change. She has previously worked as Chief Operating Officer at O.R.X and before that as Project Director on assessment projects at RM Education. David Haggie, Managing Director said, ‘We are delighted to welcome Jackie to GradeMaker and we all look forward to working with her as she leads the delivery of our services to clients around the world.’
WJEC is a leading examination board, providing qualifications and exam assessment to schools and colleges in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and independent regions. As part of WJEC’s continuous improvement strategy, they are working with GradeMaker on a pilot online exam authoring project. The project will provide an opportunity for WJEC to trial different approaches to exam development, develop new and improved authoring procedures and deliver the bilingual needs of its learners and examination teams. Ian Edwards, Operations Director, WJEC said ‘ We chose GradeMaker Pro because of its functionality without compromising our security requirements. We look forward to our customers […]
GradeMaker Ltd. is pleased to announce that it is working in partnership with AQA, to support AQA’s exam authoring process using the GradeMaker Pro software. AQA is an education charity that sets and marks over half of all GCSEs and A-levels taken in the UK every year. Tracey Newman, Director of Product Fulfilment at the AQA, said ‘We chose GradeMaker Pro following a rigorous tender process and are looking forward to working with GradeMaker to develop and strengthen our approach to writing examinations for the benefit of schools and students. David Haggie, Managing Director of GradeMaker said ‘We have our […]
The Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development in Seychelles has said they are pleased to be working with GradeMaker Ltd. to develop a national-scale data analysis system and significantly improve the use of education data in the region to support policy making, monitoring and school improvement. The Director of Assessment & Certification Section from this Ministry, said ‘We chose GradeMaker Analytics to develop a national pupil database because of its track record in this area. Working closely with them on this initial project will help us to make rapid progress in implementing an education data analytics platform for all […]