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31st October 2019
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One of the many potential benefits of e-assessment is improved accessibility for learners with disabilities: technology can help reduce or remove some of the barriers that learners can face. However, many e-assessments allow relatively limited adjustment for learners with access requirements, and often assessments are not optimised for easy use even for those without special

31st October 2019
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We regularly attend exhibitions, conferences and other events to talk about what we’re doing and to learn more about what’s going on in the world of assessment. Keep checking the calendar below to find out if where we’re going. Whether we’re presenting, exhibiting or attending, feel free to come and say hello!   What: AEA-Europe

31st October 2019
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John Winkley, AlphaPlus’ Director of Business Development, explains how assessment theory and performance statistics can be used to create “good” assessments. AlphaPlus has a reasonable claim to be the leading independent assessment agency in the United Kingdom. Our team includes a range of experts in the field, and we carry out projects across the whole

31st October 2019
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AlphaPlus has recently begun work on a three-year project for the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The NMC is the regulatory body for nurses, midwives and the newly introduced nursing associates in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. The project is to design, develop and maintain the NMC’s Test of Competence (TOC), used for nurses

31st October 2019
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T Levels are new courses coming in September 2020, which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels. These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for skilled employment, further study or a higher apprenticeship. T

16th April 2019
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The Moral Education Programme (MEP) in the United Arab Emirates is a 35 hour per year national curriculum in moral, cultural and civic education for children aged 5 to 16 introduced by the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi (CPC). AlphaPlus, working with City & Guilds, has led the development of this world-class curriculum which

16th April 2019
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AlphaPlus’ Director of Research, Andrew Boyle, shares his thoughts on working with professional bodies. AlphaPlus has a fair claim to be the leading independent assessment agency in the United Kingdom. Our team includes a range of experts in the field, and we carry out projects across the whole spectrum of educational assessment, from primary school

16th April 2019
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AlphaPlus is delighted to announce the appointment of John Kerr to the AlphaPlus Board of Directors as non-executive Chair. Many people who work for and with AlphaPlus will already know John through his work on the Welsh National Assessments project, where he is Project Director for the operational aspects of delivery. John Kerr, formerly CEO

16th April 2019
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AlphaPlus has been working with Qualifications Wales since early 2018 to produce a good practice guide on knowledge-based mark schemes. This interactive guide has now been published for the first time. The project was led by Sarah Maughan, Director of Assessment at AlphaPlus. This practical tool has been designed to support qualification developers and assessors

16th April 2019
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We support those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces, and their families – that’s why we’ve signed the Armed Forces Covenant and hold the Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze award. The Armed Forces Covenant is a pledge that together we acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed