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TestReach Customer Forum

The TestReach Customer Forum takes place in The Morrison Hotel in Dublin city centre on 7th November 2019. With a packed agenda and a fully booked event, this conference is giving our clients a fantastic opportunity to meet each other, network and learn more about the world of assessment technology and the future of TestReach.

Featuring talks from our client support, product management, development, user experience design and marketing teams, as well as interactive sessions from our clients – the conference will be engaging, informative and fun. TestReach clients speaking at the event include The Institute of Directors, The Nautical Institute, The Compliance & Skills Academy and The Public Appointments Service. The conference continues with an evening event in Teeling Distillery which includes a tour, whisky tasting and Irish food and music. We look forward to seeing all our clients at the event soon!

Illustration of the Dublin Skyline including the Morrison Hotel, Teeling Whiskey Distillery, the Samuel Beckett Bridge and the Poolbeg Chimneys
A view of Berlin, Germany at Sunset

OEB Conference, Berlin, Germany

The TestReach team are delighted to be exhibiting this year at the OEB Conference, taking place in Berlin from 27th to 29th November, 2019. The OEB Conference, which incorporates Learning Technologies Germany, is a pivotal event in the global learning technology calendar. It brings together corporate, educational and public service sectors to discover proven practice, approaches and strategies in learning and assessment today.

To learn more visit the OEB Conference Website

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland to Work with TestReach
to Transform Management of its Exams

TestReach, providers of innovative technology that allows any exam to be created and run online, today announced that the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) is working with company to transform the management of its examinations.

“This is a very important development for RCPI because of the high volume of examinations we run, over 70 different examinations per year, which means managing an extensive bank of many thousands of questions. Working with TestReach will give the College greater security and flexibility in the management of questions and generation of exam papers. This will facilitate more effective creation of exams which will impact up to 3,000 candidates annually,” said Alan O’Mahony, Project Manager, RCPI. “TestReach enables us to offer an innovative and user-friendly way to manage our exam development, which helps maintain and strengthen the integrity of the entire exam process,” he added.

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Alan O’Mahony, Project Manager, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Wayne Metcalfe, Account Manager, TestReach

TestReach Co-Founders Win WMB Woman in Technology Award 2018

Sheena Bailey and Louella Morton, CEO and Executive Director of TestReach respectively, have jointly won the “Woman in Technology Award 2018” which was presented to them at the Women Mean Business Conference and Awards in Dublin today. They were up against some stiff competition from other leading technology companies, including women in senior positions in Microsoft, EventBrite, Payslip and others. The judges recognised the contribution TestReach’s co-founders have made in not only developing innovative new technology but also their strong business performance, with TestReach technology having a transformative impact on the world of examinations and assessment.

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Sheena Bailey and Louella Morton winning Woman in Technology Award 2018

Female-led Irish Technology Company Supplying Online Assessment Software wins Digital Disruptor Award 2018

Testreach, headquartered at NexusUCD, today announced that the company has won the Digital Disruptor award for 2018, which was presented at an Enterprise Ireland event at Deloitte Digital in London. The Digital Disruptor award created by Enterprise Ireland aims to recognise Irish companies that are disrupting the marketplace in which they operate through technological innovation. The judges recognised TestReach’s technology as transformative in the world of examinations and assessment, and that there is a strong market demand internationally for this solution.

Pictured are Anne Lloyd, Development Operations Manager at Deloitte Digital UK with Louella Morton, Executive Director, TestReach, at the event where TestReach won the Digital Disruptor 2018 Award.

Digital Disruptor 2018 Trophy won by TestReach

The Nautical Institute Wins “Excellence in Export” Award at the 2018 International e-Assessment Awards

TestReach, providers of a computer-based assessment solution that transforms how organisations create and deliver tests and exams, today announced that their client, The Nautical Institute in London, has been named the winner of the “Excellence in Export” award in the 2018 annual E-Assessment Awards. The awards honour those organisations who are blazing a trail in changing the way that examinations are run, and the export award specifically recognises organisations who have delivered innovative and effective programmes in one or more countries outside of their main country of operation.

Pictured is Captain John Lloyd, CEO of The Nautical Institute, with the 2018 eAssessment Award for Excellence in Export.

Captain John Lloyd, CEO of Nautical Institute on TestReach Stand with EAssessment Award Trophy

The Compliance & Skills Academy Teams up with TestReach to Transform Exam Delivery for Construction Workers

The Compliance and Skills Academy (COSAC), a training institute which delivers courses in a range of construction specialities including the Safe2Site™ online course, have announced that they will be deploying TestReach, an online exam and assessment technology provider, to transform the way that construction courses and assessment will be delivered in the UK.

Now, new technology means that construction workers can not only study the Safe2Site course material online via their mobile or laptop, they can also sit their exam assessment of this course online as well. This is done by a technology called remote invigilation, where a supervisor connects to the candidate for the duration of the exam, and monitors them over the web using video, audio and remote screen share.

Pictured is Louella Morton, Executive Director, TestReach, with new client Andy Mason, Academy Director, Compliance & Skills Academy (COSAC)

Compliance and Skills Academy New Technology for Construction Workers
Louella Morton, TestReach, Rachel Wilson, CIPS, Irish Minister Michael Creed, Sheena Bailey, TestReach, Martina Donohoe, Enterprise Ireland

Pictured at an Enterprise Ireland event in London on Wednesday 14th March, were (from left to right), Louella Morton, Executive Director, TestReach; Rachel Wilson, Head of Assessment Delivery, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply; Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed TD; Sheena Bailey, CEO, TestReach; Marina Donohoe, Director of UK and Northern Europe at Enterprise Ireland.

Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, welcomed the success of TestReach, who were accompanied by their new clients, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. “This is a very positive story and should be an encouragement to other female-founded tech companies,” he said. “As the worldwide authority on procurement, who run thousands of exams globally, I am sure the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply ran a rigorous selection process. It is a testament to the innovation and professionalism of Irish technology companies that they selected TestReach.”

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply to Use TestReach to Run Online Assessments for Candidates Worldwide

TestReach, providers of innovative technology that allows any type of exam to be run and invigilated over the Web, today announced that the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) will now work with TestReach to transform how they deliver assessments to their membership base worldwide.

CIPS is the premier global organisation serving the procurement and supply profession, and provides an extensive range of training and qualifications to professionals who wish to accelerate learning and development in this specialist field.

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Woman presenting training session to a group

TestReach Launches New Range of Reporting Features to Track Training Effectiveness and Impact on Job Performance

TestReach, providers of innovative technology that allows any type of exam to be run and invigilated over the Web, today announced the launch of a range of new reporting features that enable detailed tracking of the effectiveness of training and the impact of training on job performance. This launch coincides with the Learning Technologies event running in Olympia, London.

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Man holding laptop with world map coming from it

TestReach Announces Today Launch of New Offline Assessment Portal™

TestReach, providers of a complete online assessment solution that includes test authoring, exam delivery, marking, reporting and remote invigilation, today announced the launch of their new Offline Assessment Portal™. This is the latest addition to the range of exam delivery methods available through the TestReach solution and will be of significant interest to awarding bodies who run international qualifications. The Offline Assessment Portal™ allows organisations to offer a full suite of computer-based exam options to candidates and test centres in any location worldwide, with or without internet connectivity.

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Man presenting EAssesment Award to Institute of Directors

Institute of Directors Win ‘Best Institute’ at the new International e-Assessment Awards

TestReach, makers of a complete online assessment solution that includes test authoring capability and remote invigilation, today announced that their client, the Institute of Directors in London, has been named the winner of “Best Institute” in the first annual E-Assessment Awards. This award honours those organisations who are blazing a trail in changing the way that examinations are run. Used globally by many Professional Bodies and Chartered Associations, TestReach helps organisations offer an advanced and flexible way for members to sit certification exams.

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