Export

eAAwards

Scope

This award seeks to acknowledge e-assessment organisations that have delivered innovative and effective programmes in one or more countries is outside of their main country of operation. Projects may have been delivered at any scale in a single country or lower volumes in multiple countries.

We are looking to celebrate the international reach of e-assessment, recognising the challenges faced by organisations working outside of one's main country of operation, whilst still achieving excellence and ensuring relevant and valid assessment practices.

We welcome testimonials in support of applications for the Export Award.

Criteria

Submissions will be judged according to how well they meet each of the criteria below (max 1000 words). We also request a brief overview, or executive summary for the judging panel (max 200 words). Each submission will be considered on individual merit. Please identify the location of the project(s).

  • Was the programme developed to address a clearly identified need? What is this need? How has the need been addressed?
  • What were the cultural barriers that were overcome?
  • Were there technological limitations or challenges in delivery or how the e-assessments were delivered?
  • What were the benefits to the learners / candidates?
  • What were the benefits to the wider community of stakeholders from the teachers/educators, assessors, awarding body to government departments, as appropriate?
  • Is there is demonstrable evidence of a successful implementation strategy, including alignment with organisational goals, engagement with key stakeholders, marketing, support and evaluation?
  • Is the programme distinctive and innovative in the country/countries where it is delivered?
  • Is there evidence that the programme provides a valid and reliable assessment of the area(s) being assessed?
  • Does the project address ease of use for students and assessment administrators and other stakeholders?
  • Is there clear and comprehensive user guidance, support and/ or training for students and assessment administrators?
  • What were the cross-border challenges in providing training and support as well as in implementation? How were these challenges addressed?
  • How robust / reliable is the assessment delivery system?
  • Is it accessible to a wide range of users? How were any issues regarding accessibility overcome?
  • How did the programme provide value for money?

Sponsored by AlphaPlus

"AlphaPlus is delighted to sponsor the e-Assessment Export Award. AlphaPlus is a specialist assessment consultancy working across school, vocational and professional assessment, based in the UK. In our business, we have seen great interest in the UK’s assessment expertise from overseas clients looking to improve assessment quality both in external accreditation and as part of modern pedagogies, including the use of technology to make assessment more efficient and effective.

The e-Assessment Association has played an important part in promoting better assessment through technology, and we are proud to have been involved since its inception. We hope this award will help showcase the international commercial success of great e-assessment technology."

John Winkley, Director, AlphaPlus