Finalists announced for the first international e-Assessment Awards
- Shortlisted finalists announced by The e-Assessment Association.
- The e-Assessment Association launched the brand new awards programme to celebrate the use of technology to enhance assessment worldwide.
- Sheer number of award entries reflects the diversity and calibre of those within the e-assessment sector.
23 February: The e-Assessment Association today announced the shortlisted finalists for its inaugural awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards. The winners will be announced at the gala dinner on 22 March.
The international e-Assessment Awards programme launched in October to highlight and celebrate the outstanding and positive contributions that technology makes to all forms of assessment, and will showcase the best practice, research and innovation in the sector.
The Awards programme holds a unique position, as it encompasses all of education; from school, through further and higher education to workplace training and professional exams.
Finalists were shortlisted by a highly experienced, international panel of experts.
The following have been announced as finalists within the respective categories:
Edinburgh Business School
Institute of Directors
Best Use of Formative Assessment
Digital Assess for Formative Assess
Digital Assess for Adaptive Comparative Judgement (Collaborate)
Mindful Education in Partnership with Tresham College
School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia and Turning Technologies
Best Use of Summative Assessment
Association of Corporate Treasurers
ICAEW – The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. In association with RM Results and BTL
The National Council for the Training of Journalists and Cirrus Assessment
University of Bradford School of Midwifery and Reproductive Health
Edinburgh Business School
JT Limited CompEx
Kaplan Open Learning
Open Assessment Technologies
University of Wolverhampton
The winner of the Lifetime Contribution Award will be announced at the gala dinner on 22 March.
Adrian Palmer-Geaves, managing director for PSI (International), the Awards’ headline sponsor, said: “The incredible diversity of entries across the six award categories is a clear indication of the extraordinary vitality of the technical innovation that is present in the e-assessment industry today.”
Matt Wingfield, chairman of The e-Assessment Association, continued, “The Awards launched to shine a light on those who are making a positive contribution to e-assessment and to promote awareness of the sector. We received entries from organisations working in every continent and across a wide range of sectors. This is a true testament to the calibre of those within the sector and the international nature of e-assessment. We wish all the shortlisted finalists the very best of luck.”
For more information about the awards, visit www.eassessmentawards.com