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    Sep 07, 2015

    Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (ZimSEC)

    ZimSEC is a state owned organisation under the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education. It is an internationally accredited examination board. Its syllabuses were evaluated by the National Academic Recognition and Information Centre (NARIC) in the UK, and found to be equivalent to the General Certificate of Education Standard offered in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, United States of America and the other English speaking countries, hence the internationally recognised qualifications offered by the Council.
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    Oct 30, 2014

    India’s Technical University JNTU-K Automates Exam Marking with DRS

    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU-K), a leading higher education centre based in Kakinada, India, has successfully implemented an automated online marking system through UK specialist DRS Data Services Limited and local partner Globarena. With over 300,000 students and 267 affiliated colleges across eight districts of India...
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    Sep 19, 2014

    ABRSM hits the high notes with DRS e-Marker®

    Marking music theory examinations is demanding but ABRSM (the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) has more experience than most. By using DRS e-Marker® for electronic marking, ABRSM has improved quality assurance, automated results handling and reduced the risk of losing examination scripts.
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    Aug 05, 2014

    University of Hertfordshire

    Academic quality assurance: improve quality of information and increase response rates by 250%
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    Jun 19, 2014

    WJEC/CBAC makes the grade with DRS e-Marker® technology

    Examination boards have much to gain from online marking. When WJEC wanted to introduce e-marking, it wasn’t going to compromise with quality. WJEC, formerly the Welsh Joint Education Committee, is a leading awarding body providing examinations in England and Wales. It offers qualifications in academic and work-related subjects including the Welsh baccalaureate, GCSE and AS/A2 level.
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    Jun 19, 2014

    Expanding the use of OMR in MCQ data capture

    Degree programmes are often well suited to the use of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) assessments, and in the University of Bristol a number of departments have used MCQ assessments at various points during their programmes. The processing of these assessments were traditionally carried out by the departments themselves, either by hand or by using a standard scanner together with associated software. These approaches were prone to error and very time-consuming for the staff involved.
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    Jun 19, 2014

    Higher Education Multiple Choice Question assessment marking

    The specific course design used in legal training has always suited the use of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) assessments, but with the introduction of the Bar Vocational course many more MCQ assessments needed to be processed. Initially, this was done manually as they had always been, but it soon became apparent how time-consuming the process had become.
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    Jun 19, 2014

    Meeting the challenges of co-ordinated admissions

    LAs across the country are under increasing pressure from the government to process parental preference forms more quickly than ever before. After the School Standards and Framework Act in 2002 and the advent of the Common Application Form, the traditional manual procedure for handling parental preferences has been thrown into the limelight.
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    Jun 19, 2014

    An Automated Approach to Evaluation of Clinical Placements

    Salford School of Nursing offers a range of high quality education and training programmes for students and is proud of its roots in the local health service.
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    Jun 19, 2014

    Measuring teaching quality with student feedback

    Royal Holloway is proud of its excellent reputation for teaching and research. Its degree programmes reflect the latest thinking, and its teaching is undertaken by staff with a real command of their subject. In recent assessments and audits by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), Royal Holloway’s departments have been awarded excellent ratings, while the College’s internal mechanisms for teaching quality and maintaining standards were strongly commended.

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