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International Testing

Surpass Community Panel Webinar – Latest Exam Technology for Healthcare and Medical Qualifications

By Community Webinar, International Testing, Surpass Community

Featuring speakers from: American Academy of Neurologists (USA)National Board for Certified Counselors (USA)National Board of Medical Examiners (USA)Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK)Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK) In this panel-based webinar, hear first-hand how these prestigious awarding and credentialing bodies use Surpass to create secure exams for their…

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Andy McAnulla, President of Surpass, Introduces the ATP Innovations in Testing Closing Keynote Panel

By Assessment Industry News, Company News, International Testing

The session looked towards the future of assessment and learning  The closing panel session of this year’s ATP Innovations in Testing virtual conference was introduced by Andy McAnulla, President of BTL Surpass, and member of the ATP Board of Directors representing the Europe division.  Andy was invited to introduce the discussion panel,…

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Surpass Joins the International Language Testing Association

By Assessment Industry News, Company News, International Testing, Other

ILTA promotes the improvement of language testing throughout the world. Saltaire, West Yorkshire, UK, 15th April 2021 – Surpass is pleased to announce it has joined the International Language Testing Association (ILTA) as an institutional member. ILTA is an international group of language testing and assessment scholars and practitioners who…

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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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Shannon Starrs and Barry Porter appointed to the CNG Program Planning Committee

Surpass Team Members appointed to the Certification Network Group (CNG) Programme Planning Committee

By Assessment Industry News, Company News, International Testing

We are proud to share that Shannon Starrs, Account Director, and Barry Porter, VP Account Management at BTL Surpass have been appointed as Programme Planning Committee Members for the Certification Network Group (CNG). Barry will take on the role with the Washington, D.C. committee, while Shannon has been appointed to…

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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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