Cambridge moving from ‘paper to pixel’

These included maintaining the highest standards of data integrity and robustness


Our Correspondent February 09, 2018
PHOTO: AFP/FILE

LAHORE: Cambridge Assessment International Education, along with the British Council, hosted a Cambridge Principals’ Forum in Lahore on Thursday when the need to move to onscreen testing and reporting. The event, called From Pixel to Paper, was attended by principals and representatives of Cambridge Associate schools.

Important developments in the Cambridge curriculum, including O-Levels, IGCSE, AS & A-Levels, were discussed. These exams are taken by students in over 600 schools of Pakistan.

Cambridge Assessment International Education Division Development Director Claudia Bickford-Smith presented the key session in which she explained that Cambridge International was innovating in the areas of onscreen testing and reporting. She also highlighted some of the challenges of implementing new technologies on a global scale.

These included maintaining the highest standards of data integrity and robustness for all of Cambridge’s 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 9th, 2018.

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