5th November 2020
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Priya Dutta, Assessment Manager, introduces two common approaches to assessment. At AlphaPlus, we work closely with clients to build the most suitable assessment programmes for their needs. It is useful, therefore, for everyone to have a general understanding of two very common approaches. What is a criterion-referenced test? A criterion-referenced test aims to measure a

18th June 2020
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As many of you will know, for the past few years AlphaPlus has been working with the Welsh Government to develop national personalised adaptive assessments for all schoolchildren aged 7 to 14 in Wales. These assessments are formative, and have been designed to identify areas where children and teachers need to focus their efforts in

1st June 2020
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Remote proctoring (or remote invigilation – the two terms can be and are used interchangeably) is becoming more commonly used in all areas of assessment, and allows candidates to take assessments away from a traditional assessment centre – typically at home, or at work. PeopleCert offer many of their professional qualifications, including PRINCE2, online with