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    April 14, 2014

    DRS partners with Globarena in India as universities seek end-to-end examination solutions with improved marking standards using e-Marker® technology

    DRS Data Services Ltd, a UK-based provider of electronic data capture technology used by many of the world’s leading examination bodies for scanning millions of exam papers every year, has forged a partnership with Globarena in India, following rising demand among universities in India for end-to-end examination solutions with electronic marking.
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    December 18, 2013

    DRS partners in India to improve examinations and assessment using electronic marking technology

    DRS Data & Research Services Plc, a UK-based provider of electronic data capture technology used by many of the world’s leading examination bodies for scanning millions of exam papers every year, has increased its representation in India. The company has entered into a partnership agreement with Edutech, a specialist provider of education solutions and technology to the Indian and Middle Eastern markets. Edutech will sell DRS’ market-leading e-Marker® technology, which is already used by several UK and international universities and examination boards.
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    November 22, 2011

    DRS highlights new mechanisms for assuring marking quality at the AEA Europe Annual Conference

    DRS Data Services Director for Electronic Assessment, Graham Hudson, addressed the 12th Annual European Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment (AEA) in Belfast earlier this month, presenting a paper focusing on new mechanisms for assuring marking quality and offering a framework to support secure assessment outcomes for learners.
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    November 21, 2011

    DRS demonstrates e-Marker® electronic marking technology at FAB Annual Conference

    The Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) National Conference has taken place in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, addressing an audience keen to learn more about the significant shifts in the market landscape in 2011 and global data capture specialist, DRS, was on hand to demonstrate it’s e-Marker® electronic marking technology, which contributed to a very successful summer exam season for six of the UK’s leading awarding bodies.
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    November 08, 2011

    DRS explains the challenges of introducing new assessment technologies globally at the annual IAEA Conference

    DRS Data Services Director of Electronic Assessment, Graham Hudson, participated in the 37th Annual Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA) in the Manila, Philippines, last month and presented a paper focusing on the challenges of introducing new technologies globally.
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    July 05, 2011

    WJEC increases use of DRS electronic marking

    This summer WJEC, one of the UK's leading examination awarding bodies, anticipates processing 122,000 live examination papers using electronic marking technology supplied by global data capture specialist DRS. This is a 248% increase on the numbers processed last year.
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    August 16, 2010

    DRS to present a quality control framework for electronic marking at 36th IAEA conference

    Global data capture specialist DRS has been invited to present at the 36th International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA) annual conference to be held in Bangkok from Sunday 22nd to Friday 27th August 2010.
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    February 16, 2010

    DRS e-Marker® hits Africa

    DRS e-Marker® has been successfully piloted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC), in the first use of the education data capture specialist’s electronic examination marking solution across Africa. The pilot involved the marking of 1,300 student scripts over three subjects – Agricultural Science, Biology and Economics.
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    January 27, 2010

    AQA awards DRS five year electronic marking contract

    The largest English awarding body, Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) has awarded global data capture specialist DRS a five-year contract for continued use of DRS e-Marker® technology to electronically capture marks from candidates’ scripts.
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    October 13, 2009

    DRS wins four-year contract with ABRSM

    Education technology provider DRS has won a four-year contract to improve marking standards, with its electronic examination marking solution e-Marker®, for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) – the leading authority on musical assessment with 100,000 students taking their theory of music examinations in over 80 countries.