Headlines from the WET

Here are a few headlines and stories from the last few editions of World Exam Tech:

 

September/ October 2018

Scantron - Acquires Castle Worldwide

Learnosity - Insight into recent ownership change

Capita - Win England School Exam contract

BTL - Record turnover for exam tech provider

Martyn Roads - Exclusive interview with Assessment Tomorrow founder

NAPLAN - Milestones for on-line exams in Australia's schools

Pearson VUE - EMEA business results analysed


March/ April 2018

Iceland - School exam service outage blamed on database mis-management

UK Gender Pay - Exam tech players under the spotlight

Pearson - Annual accounts and RACP service issue

ATA - Management buyout for China's key exam tech provider

Orange - Legendary amp maker steers new all online music qualification and exams

Law Exams - LSAC held in contempt of court

ISO 17011 - regulator standard for certification refreshed


Winter 2017/2018

European Court of Justice-  Ruling on exam answers being personal data

TOEIC - Candidates gain judicial review on malpractice investigation

Learndirect - annual accounts reveal costs of abandoned sale of eAssessment business

Prometric - ETS sells to private equity owners

PSI - Exclusive WET interview with new International President

DVSA - Market procurement engagement for UK driving theory test


September/ October 2017

Pearson and AIR - Challenge to Iowa assessment contract award

Management Changes - Renaissance, McGraw Hill, RM Results

Summative Exam Tech Benchmark - WET reviews global vendor landscape

Procurements - UK Teaching Training Tests, Solicitors Regulation Authority, CCEA and NCC

Company Results - 3P Learning, Pearson

School Exams - Changes to Kenya's KCPE

Conferences - Review of Euro ATP, IAEA and Federation of Awarding Bodies


July/ August 2017

US Copyright Office - Interim ruling affects computer adaptive and LOFT exams

QA New owner for UK's largest UK IT Training company

Blockchain - Sony & SAP ready to go with edtech products for exams and qualifications

MiFID II - Exam bodies prepare for updated licensure regulations

ATA - China's leading exam tech company announce new wins, alliances, structure

Axelos - WET reviews the joint venture to deliver project management exams

NZQA - New Zealand pilot three digital badge credential programmes

NAPLAN - the full story on rolling-out classroom exam tech in Australia


May/ June 2017

G-Cloud - WET road tests exam tech on UK framework

Apprenticeship End Point Assessment - Ten providers and their tech platforms

World Exam Tech Top 20 - Who's number 1 in the WET 20?

NOCN - Acquire CSkills construction awarding body

Gartner - Leading psychometric exam provider bought out

ICAEW - Successful on-screen ACA exam delivery 

ACCA - Progressing towards total on-screen delivery


March/ April 2017

ETS - Acquires Questar

PSI - Acquires eighth company since 2015

RM and Pearson - 2016 results

ACT - Acquires ProExam

Examity - Gains USD$21M investment

Microsoft - Revamp certification programme

CIPFA -  ‘Ironing out’ exam tech adoption

Indian Railways -  Claim 9,200,000 on-screen candidates over three days 

TeSLA - Deployment in sight for eAssessment project


January/ February 2017

VTCT - Acquire second company in four months

CPP - Acquire OPP

Indian Government - Considers National Testing Service

ECDL - Growth and controversy

Mountain Training - Candidate management system breached

GL Assessment and Questionmark - Show new customer growth 

AAT - Launch synoptic assessment