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Lost in Translation: Idioms and Inclusivity in Assessments 

"Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture." Anthony Burgess The task of creating fair and inclusive assessment options for candidates is one littered with challenges, many of which stem from language barriers. Whether it’s exams that are published in limited... Read More

Assessments in Practice Best Practice ISO Learning and Development

ISO 30422: A New ISO Standard on Learning and Development

George Bernard Shaw famously and unfairly wrote: “He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches” A better and fairer quote from Lee Shulman paraphrasing the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle is: “Those who can, do. Those that understand, teach.” Whatever your perspective, clearly teaching, training and learning is critical in the... Read More

Assessments in Practice Inclusivity

You don’t pass or fail at being a person

Posted by John Kleeman, EVP and Founder It’s the holiday season in the Northern Hemisphere. Candles and other lights shine through dark evenings to suggest solace from Omicron. Thoughts move towards reinvention in the new year. Time for reflection and to consider future goals, including some warm and positive thoughts?... Read More

Assessments in Practice Podcast

Anonymous audit tests – an effective way to measure skills

Posted by John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director As part of my “Unlocking the Potential of Assessments” podcast series, I recently interviewed Bernt Nilsen who is CEO of Norsk Test, a Norwegian testing company (you can listen to the podcast here). During the podcast, he mentioned an interesting use of... Read More

Assessments in Practice Certification Compliance LMS Partnerships

Questionmark and Workday Learning – Accelerating together

Posted by John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director When a company needs to conduct compliance testing, check the readiness of its customer facing teams or channel, or conduct internal certifications, it often uses an assessment system like Questionmark together with its corporate LMS. The LMS orchestrates who needs to take... Read More

Assessments in Practice Best Practice Book Review

Criterion-Referenced Test Development: Book Review

Posted by John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director This is the second in a series of Questionmark book review blogs. Our first review was about Eric Shepherd and Joan Phaup’s book, “Talent Transformation” about how assessments help make people decisions. This review steps back a little in time and looks... Read More