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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

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Ten Key Considerations for Defensibility and Legal Certainty for Tests and Exams

Posted by John Kleeman In my previous post, Defensibility and Legal Certainty for Tests and Exams, I described the concepts of Defensibility and Legal Certainty for tests and exams. Making a test or exam defensible means ensuring that it can withstand legal challenge. Legal certainty relates to whether laws and regulations... Read More