Summative Assessment breakout session at the e-Assessment Question Conference 2020

Presentation Summaries

Andy Lester, Senior Manager Strategic Policy, Ofqual: Innovation and the regulator

Ofqual, the qualifications regulator for England, will outline how it is seeking to support good innovation in the qualifications market, including new uses for technologies in assessment. It will outline its
– strategy to support good innovation
– research into a potential role for the use of AI in marking, including its launch of a data science challenge on AI marking
– review of the barriers to greater adoption of online and on-screen assessment in schools and colleges

Discussion groups will give attendees the opportunity to comment and feedback on Ofqual’s plans to implement new ways for innovators to seek the regulator’s views on their proposals.

Andy Lester Speaker at The e-Assessment Question April 2020 in London

Read more about Andy Lester here.


Sir John Dunford, Consultant: Reducing malpractice
in exams and assessments 

This session will explore the ways in which e-assessment can be used to both reduce and prevent malpractice in academic and vocational awards.

John will outline the main recommendations in his report on malpractice and will focus on the points made about how technology could be used beneficially.

Sir John Durnford speaker at the e-Assessment Question Conference

Read more about Sir John Dunford here.


Other speaker TBC.