Episode 7 – Assessment Luminary: Paul Crump, Cambridge Assessment

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Paul Crump of Cambridge Assessment, the non-teaching department of the Unviersity of Cambridge that develops and delivers examinations and tests around the world through their three exam boards. Crump discusses his background in assessments and dives into the Thinking Skills testing initiated by Cambridge Assessment and his best practice advice for those creating questions and assessment.


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Making the case for testing: five takeaways from an Association of Test Publishers webinar

Posted by: John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director The COVID-19 crisis is challenging for all organizations.  From remote working to online assessments, many are rapidly adapting by moving their operations online.   Some test publishers and certification bodies have received calls to waive the testing requirements for certification or credentialing programs... Read More

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Keeping key worker assessments going with Proctoring Online

Now more than ever: continuing exams and tests for critical workers must continue Posted by: John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director It’s going to be a long time before we hear the words ‘business as usual.’  Bringing people together to one physical location is rarely going to be possible.  It... Read More

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Questionmark making available Cambridge Assessment Thinking Skills Assessment

Posted by John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director One reason I got into the assessment business and one reason I feel passionately that the assessment community is a force for good in the world is that tests and exams promote fairness and openness. Assessments allow people of any gender, race... Read More

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Making the Switch from Paper: Why the Future of Assessment is Digital

Posted by: Kristin Bernor, Head of External Relations These days, everything from bills to books are available digitally, yet many organizations still rely on stacks of paper when it comes to assessments. For organizations that haven’t yet made the switch, here are some of the advantages of going digital: Fairness... Read More

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Do privacy laws mean you have to delete a test result if a test-taker asks you to?

Posted by John Kleeman We have all heard about the “right to be forgotten”, which allows individuals to ask search engines or other organizations to delete their personal data. This right was made stronger in Europe in 2018, when the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) entered into force, and is... Read More

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NEW: Listen Now to "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments" Podcast

Posted by Kristin Bernor Welcome to Questionmark's new podcast series, "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments." This monthly series delves into creating, delivering and reporting on valid and reliable assessments. "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments" will offer advice and thought leadership to those just starting out with assessments, those who have... Read More