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International Testing

Andy McAnulla Elected to ATP Board

Andy McAnulla Elected to Board of Directors at the Association of Test Publishers

By Assessment Industry News, Company News, International Testing

We are delighted to announce that Andy McAnulla, President of the USA based Surpass operations, has been elected to the Board of Directors at Association of Test Publishers (ATP).  ATP plays a pivotal part in disseminating knowledge and best practice across the industry, so the global Surpass team is thrilled to have Andy as a representative at this prestigious organisation.  The Surpass team already has a…

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Surpass and Examity

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, Case Study, 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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PENSKE

Penske Truck Leasing selects Surpass to take prestigious Tech Showdown competition to the next level

By Assessment Industry News, Company News, International Testing, Surpass Community

The annual programme recognises the most talented technicians across the U.S. and Canada Exton, PA, USA – 4th December 2020 – BTL Surpass Inc. is pleased to announce that Penske Truck Leasing has chosen Surpass as the solution for the creation, delivery and scoring of their prestigious annual truck maintenance…

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Woman wearing face shield

Returning to centre-based testing safely and securely with the BTL Test Centre Network

By Company News, Surpass Community, Test Centre Network News

Protecting the integrity of the assessment is a fundamental part of delivering tests in the BTL Test Centre Network. Many certification and awarding organisations use the international network to enable candidates to sit their exam in a safe, secure and comfortable environment which meets all the technical and logistical requirements…

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RCOphth

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists joins the Surpass Community

By Assessment Industry News, Company News, Remote Invigilation, Surpass Community

The only professional membership body for qualified ophthalmologists selects the Surpass online invigilation service for remote test delivery Saltaire, West Yorkshire, UK, 26 October 2020 – BTL Group is delighted to be working with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth), to deliver on-screen examinations using the Surpass Remote Invigilation service….

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Test Centre Delivery vs Remote Invigilation: A guide to equivalence reporting between delivery methods.

Is transitioning from centre-based test delivery to remote invigilation creating a ‘delivery divide’?

By Assessment Industry News, Remote Invigilation, Surpass Community

Our guide to demonstrating equivalence between delivery methods. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many certification bodies to rapidly transition from delivering tests in physical centres to delivering them in test takers’ homes using remote invigilation. The speed at which organisations have been able to transition, thereby allowing important assessment programmes…

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