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Ben Brady

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ATP Innovations in Testing 2021

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27th – 29th April 2021 Location: Online The 2021 Innovations In Testing Conference will be a virtual event following the huge success that was ATP Global 2020. More details will be made available soon. Expect the usual mix of insightful presentations, engaging ‘Peas in a Pod’ sessions, and of course plenty of opportunities…

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Networking Event – Assessment for Schools

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Wednesday 3rd March – 1:00pm GMT | 8:00am ET, Online Experts from across the globe are invited to attend this virtual event and use it as an opportunity to discuss the challenges of digital technology in school assessments. If you are passionate about assessment in schools and would like to…

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Westminster Education Forum: England’s exam system – the impact of COVID-19, priorities for the 2021 summer series, and the future use of technology

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Wednesday 3rd March – Online We are very proud to support this Westminster Education Forum. From their website: This conference will examine the priorities for England’s exam system. It will be an opportunity for stakeholders and policymakers to discuss key issues – and further options for the system and exam…

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Real-World Assessments Produce Work-Ready Accountants with CPA & ICAS

By Assessment Industry News, International Testing, Other, Remote Invigilation, Surpass Community, Test Centre Network News

In a recent webinar, BTL Surpass welcomed representatives from prestigious accountancy awarding bodies including: Robbie Burns (Assessment & Quality Lead at ICAS), Ioana Raileanu (Senior Assessment and Quality Specialist at ICAS) and Andy Thomas (Director, PEP Examinations – Evaluation and International Assessment at CPA Canada). Unfortunately, due to an outbreak…

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Surpass Partners with Examity to Expand Online Proctoring Services

By International Testing, Other, Remote Invigilation

The partnership complements existing services, providing greater choice for certification bodies. BTL Surpass and Examity are delighted to announce their partnership for providing technology and services to the certification and licensure industry. Examity is an internationally renowned online proctoring service provider, and combining the functionality of the Examity remote proctoring…

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In-person vs remote exam development: Supporting validity at every step

By International Testing, Podcast, Surpass Community, Surpass Community Guest Post, Surpass Conference, Testing Innovation

This podcast episode is a recording of the presentation given at the Surpass Conference in October 2020 by Amanda Dainis, CEO and Lead Psychometrician of Dainis and Company. Amanda gives and over view of the different stages of the test development process, highlighting considerations for undertaking these activities either in-person…

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[Surpass Community Podcast] – Simulations, TBS and large scale secure delivery for exams

By Assessment Industry News, International Testing, Remote Invigilation, Podcast

This Podcast is an audio extract from the webinar “Simulations, TBS, and large scale delivery (Surpass for Finance and Accountancy Examinations)” in which Surpass Business Development Director Jim Crawford hosted guests from ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) and CPA Canada (Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada) to deliver a globe-spanning…

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