How to prevent cheating during online exams

One concern for educators when it comes to running online exams is that the technology makes it easier for students to cheat. They’re often...

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The importance of purpose-built exam management and remote online proctoring solutions to deliver exams online

With the changing landscape of education in 2022, Australian educational institutions need watertight exam management and remote online proctoring...

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Why students prefer online assessments

As educators needed to find new ways for students to take tests during COVID-19, the shift to digital via online assessment is becoming less of a...

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Using exam management and online proctoring to deliver 2022 HSC assessments in a COVID world

As Australia faces a secondary teacher shortage, high schools are seeking outside help to deliver HSC exams in a reliable and COVID-safe...

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Translating global assessment in local languages: making it valid, reliable and fair

For an online test to be valid, reliable and fair it requires high quality test items that are fully translated and localised to meet the needs of...

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What is “high stakes” vs “low stakes” testing?

In this brief guide, we clarify the meaning of ‘high-stakes assessment’ and its invaluable cousin, ‘low-stakes assessment’. What makes a...

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How reflecting on their “why” will help teachers recover and re-engage these festive holidays: A guide with headspace Schools

Hannah Jamieson, national education advisor for headspace Schools, knows only too well how easy it is for teachers to burn out by the time they reach...

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For exhausted teachers, the three Rs these festive holidays are Rest, Recover and Re-engage: A guide with headspace Schools

The end-of-year school break is likely to be the first taste of respite that teachers will get from the strain of this past year's challenges. We...

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The rich tapestry of assessment: How holistic testing ties together many threads to tell each student’s story

Just as the beauty of a tapestry is the result of tying together loose threads, so too, the online assessment of a learner relies upon a series of...

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5 tips from parents on getting the most out of parent-teacher night

Parents are an integral part of the education journey, and parent-teacher night is a key touchpoint to ask specific questions and hear feedback about...

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The new “Three Rs of Education”: Responsiveness, Resilience and Relationships

After more challenging months of uncertainty and lockdowns for our teacher colleagues as well as parents, schools are open once more, and it seems...

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Minimising students’ stress during online exams with intuitive UX design

A certain level of assessment-related pressure is normal. It can even be helpful in delivering nervous energy and focus during exams. However, when...

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PISA for Schools vs PISA: understanding the differences

It's easy to assume the term ‘PISA for Schools’ refers to the three-yearly PISA test which runs in more than 80 OECD countries and whose results...

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A guide to 5 school assessment types and their key purposes

Whether you're a teacher or parent, it’s highly likely that you’ve come across various terminology for the types of tests your child sits at...

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How to take advantage of the ESSER fund-eligible OECD Test for Schools

The US Federal Government support package released to districts and schools is intended to be uniformly applied in addressing students’ academic,...

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How the OECD Test for Schools meets the criteria for ESSER funding

The true impact of COVID-19 and US school closures on K-12 learning remains to be seen, making it challenging for any one school to gauge its...

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5 Steps to Successful Remote Online Proctoring Adoption [Checklist]

Is your institution or school considering remote online proctored exams? Since the pandemic, this technology has allowed universities, professional...

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10 things to love about PISA for Schools

The bedrock of an individualised approach to teaching is a self-aware school ecosystem – one in which schools have a clear, proportional and global...

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Educator to educator – the most meaningful difference we can make to change teaching and learning outcomes [Q&A]

The OECD has partnered with Janison to roll out PISA for Schools across the globe – why, why us and why now? These questions are answered by...

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Top ways an online assessment platform helps higher education streamline its processes

These days, most institutions are delivering at least a portion of their tests online. An online assessment platform can provide time, effort, cost...

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Remote online proctoring: a university student’s first-hand account

As I sit at my laptop at my desk in the peace of my bedroom awaiting my exam on Janison Remote to begin, I reflect on how different my experience of...

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How to take the pain out of exam day for your students

There are unpleasant experiences in life in which we have little choice but to participate – not least attending a exam which may have implications...

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How to enable greater accessibility for your students with online assessment technology

After years of accessibility being a key consideration for online learning, online assessment technology is fast catching...

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How the COVID-19 restrictions present an opportunity to transform education: One-on-one with new Janison CEO David Caspari [Q&A]

The lockdown has accelerated educators’ and students’ interactions with online learning and assessment technologies. So, what happens next? New...

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How online education technology is solving the travel bans crisis for stranded international students

The coronavirus crisis has seen Australia’s institutions rapidly scale up their online education delivery and digital transformation strategies to...

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Top 5 Online Assessment Myths Debunked [eBook]

While many educational institutions are switching from pen-and-paper assessments to digital, making the decision to do so can be fraught with...

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How remote online proctoring can reshape how your educational institution sees assessment

Made possible by a combination of AI face-recognition software and an inbuilt web camera, remote online proctoring promises huge opportunities within...

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The future of online assessment: why test-takers no longer need to be online to sit an “online” exam

There’s no question that the future of exams is digital. But the critical challenge when switching from paper-and-pen exams remains poor internet...

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Assessment question type varieties and why they matter

Digital testing has opened more elicitation techniques than ever to test authors. Given that question types have their inherent strengths and...

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