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Published: Friday, 5 October 2012
Latest edition of E-xcellence Manual on quality assessment published

The newest version of the E-xcellence Manual entitled "Quality Assessment for E-learning: a Benchmarking Approach" was launched at the 25th EADTU Anniversary Conference in Pafos/Cyprus. This manual is the main product of a suite of EU funded projects undertaken under the auspices of EADTU: E-xcellence (2005-2006), E-xcellence plus (2008-2009) and E-xcellence Next (2011-2012). The overall aim of these projects has been to develop a methodology and supporting resources for the quality assurance of e-learning in higher education.

Controlled assessment in England represents a challenge to Virtual Schools

Published: Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Controlled assessment replaced coursework in most GCSE subjects in September 2009, and last year for English and ICT. The intention was to improve public confidence in the rigour of GCSEs.  Instead of developing coursework at home, students must now work under supervision.

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Assessment, controlled assessment, IGCSE, Skype
Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2011

The Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S) is a research project that proposes ways of assessing 21st-century skills and encourages teaching and adopting those skills in the classroom.

21st-century skills, Assessment, research

Study into the use of ICT for the assessment of Key Competences

Published: Monday, 6 June 2011

This study being carried out by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies will look at how ICT can support modernising schools and education and training practices by exploring assessment strategies that adequately capture all dimensions of the key competences for the 21st century, for all learners.

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Assessment, ICT, study
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