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News, views, updates, and more from across the Community.

Join us for regular updates from the global Surpass Community. In each episode, we’ll focus on new and exciting developments from the world of testing including Item Banking, SME / Authoring Management, High-Stakes Test Delivery, Test Security, and Online Proctoring.

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Investing in the workforce of the future

By Company News, Other, Podcast, Surpass Community

Supporting young talent through apprenticeship opportunities and T-level placements  There are many different routes into employment – some choose a purely academic route, studying for a qualification before entering the workforce, while others opt for an apprenticeship to gain both ‘on the job’ and ‘off the job’ training.  Most recently, we’ve seen…

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[Surpass Conference Podcast] Community Stories: Sean McDonald, telc Language Tests

By Podcast, Surpass Community, Surpass Conference

From Pencil to Surpass In this podcast, first recorded for the Surpass conference in October 2020, Sean McDonald from telc Language Tests, tells us about moving qualifications from paper and pencil to online testing with Surpass. Sean discusses the organization’s approach to introducing digital testing to complement their paper test…

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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, Online Proctoring, 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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[Surpass Conference Podcast] Community Stories: Lori Severino & Mary Jean Tecce DeCarlo, Drexel University

By Podcast, Surpass Community, Surpass Conference

ACE (Adolescent Comprehension Evaluation): A Solution Provided by LiteracyACE & Surpass Join Dr. Mary Jean Tecce DeCarlo and Dr. Lori Severino from the School of Education at Drexel University, as they provide an update on their decision to utilize Surpass for the creation and delivery of the ACE (Adolescent Comprehension…

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