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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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The E-Assessment Question 2018 and EAssessment Association Awards 2018

TestReach will be sponsorsing and attending the 16th e-Assessment Question conference, which takes place at America Square Conference Centre, London, on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th April 2018. Addressing the subject Risk and Reward: How do we deliver the benefits of e-Assessment?, the conference looks at the broad spectrum of innovative e-assessment from assessment for learning and formative assessment in the workplace. This includes digital delivery of high stakes qualifications and the use of technology to support and enhance assessment, qualifications and certification.

Running in conjunction with the conference, TestReach will also attend the the e-Assessment Association Awards Gala Dinner on the 18th April at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Tower of London. We are delighted to see our clients, The Nautical Institute, shortlisted for the Excellence in Export award, having used TestReach to deliver a robust and reliable solution for online assessment at their training centres worldwide.

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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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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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Learning Technologies Annual Conference

Learning Technologies is Europe's leading workplace learning exhibition and conference, looking at organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work. The conference takes place on 31st January and 1st February 2018 in the Olympia, London. TestReach have supported this event for the past few years, and we’re delighted to be there again in 2018. If you’re planning a visit to the conference, please drop by to meet the TestReach team at stand number J4.

Brussels rooftops

Talent Management Meets Technology

At a time of constant technology advancements, organisations and businesses face unprecedented challenges and opportunities: how to win the war on talent? How to hire, manage, align and develop your workforce? And most importantly: how is technology going to transform the HR function? Hosted by Enterprise Ireland, Talent Management Meets Technology is a platform for talent professionals to share knowledge and expertise and learn about overcoming today’s challenges and network with industry peers. TestReach are delighted to have been invited to take part in the showcase of latest innovations in HR technologies that will take place on the day.

Federation of Awarding Bodies Award Prizes

The FAB (Federation of Awarding Bodies) Annual Conference

The Federation of Awarding Bodies Conference, Awards and Exhibition takes place in the Marriott Hotel, Leicester, on 19th-20th October 2017. This conference is an event designed for people working at an awarding organisation and others interested in awarding. As many of our clients are awarding bodies, TestReach are pleased to sponsor this event, so if you’re going, please visit the TestReach stand to meet the team. The agenda is an interesting one, featuring the Chief Regulator from OFQUAL and the Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges. Topics include how to build a professional awarding network, changes to apprenticeship assessment and new qualification development.

To read more about the agenda or to register, visit the FAB website.

Tulips from the Netherlands

Europe ATP 2017 Netherlands: Advancing Human Capital with Assessments

TestReach are pleased to sponsor the E-ATP conference taking place in Noordwijk in The Netherlands on 27th to 29th September 2017. Our clients at Leiden University are located only 20 minutes away from the event, and we are delighted that they will be presenting a breakout session on their experience of using online assessment and remote invigilation, which they use for their professional biomedical group. The conference agenda is an exciting one, looking at challenging the traditional, well-known, and accepted notions about testing, and highlighting key innovations and advances in assessment design, development, and delivery that will lead to future advancements in the testing industry.

To find out more or register, visit the E-ATP website.

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IrishTechXBerlin

At TestReach, we are delighted to have been invited by Enterprise Ireland and the Irish Ambassador to Germany to take part in IrishTechXBerlin. This is Enterprise Ireland’s event on innovative technology and cybersecurity, taking place in the Irish Embassy in Berlin on Thursday 29th June 2017. Louella Morton, Executive Director and Co-Founder of TestReach, will be contributing to a panel discussion on future developments in technology in Berlin and Ireland, Europe’s thriving technology hubs. We are in good company on the panel, with fellow contributors Mark McMahon from BCG Digital Ventures, Markus Humpert from Bitcom, Prof Theo Lynn from Dublin City University, Marius Pigulla from Deutsche Bahn and Uwe Sandner from Movinga.

For more information on Enterprise Ireland events visit the Enterprise Ireland website.

Participants in Enterprise Ireland event in Berlin
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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