12th May 2021
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Demand for remote invigilation (or remote proctoring – the two terms are used interchangeably) has grown significantly during the current pandemic, as awarding organisations (AOs) have been forced to find new solutions to allow candidates to take their exams safely and securely. AOs have had to get to grips with the practicalities of remote invigilation

12th May 2021
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Sarah Maughan has stepped down as Director of Assessment after almost seven years at AlphaPlus. Below, she shares some of her thoughts about her time here. At the end of April I came to the end of six and a half years working at AlphaPlus.  At this point everyone always asks what exciting thing I

13th January 2021
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Gerallt Hughes, Cydlynydd Treialon AlphaPlus sy’n rhannu mewnwelediad ynglyn â STEM ac addysg STEM yng Ngogledd Cymru. Drwy gael y cyfle i wneud cryn dipyn o waith ymchwil i bynciau STEM (hynny yw, gwyddoniaeth, technoleg, peirianneg a mathemateg, yn Gymraeg) yng Ngogledd Cymru, cefais yr amser i feddwl eto am y gwahanol agweddau ar fy

5th November 2020
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Gerallt Hughes, Trials Co-ordinator at AlphaPlus, shares some insight into STEM and STEM education in North Wales. Having recently done some extensive research into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) in North Wales, I had an opportunity to reflect on aspects of my background and experiences living and growing up in the region. Despite not being

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