Fees per delegate: 225 + VAT discounted to 190 + VAT for delegates from schools universities and colleges


Prof. Cliff Beevers, Heriot-Watt University, (Chair)
Dr Janet Brown, Chief Executive, SQA, (keynote address)
Dr Helen Ashton, Head of Pass-IT
Andrew Brown, Learning and Teaching Scotland
Duncan Gillespie and Robert Brown, Dumfries and Galloway College
Bob Gomersall, Chair, BTL
Prof Richard Kimbell,. Goldsmiths University of London
Iain Lowson, HMIe Scotland
Gerry Toner, Scholar Project
Martyn Ware, SQA
Matt Wingfield , TAG Learning
John Winkley, AlphaPlus


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Third one day conference in association with the Scottish Qualifications Authority

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21st Century Techniques and Technologies to Measure Skills and Knowledge

12th November 2008 at the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, EDINBURGH


The Assessment Tomorrow Team have been responsible over the last few years for managing a string of very well received events on the subject of computer based assessment and learning, including the highly successful Assessment Tomorrow, e-vocational and e-Assessment-Question conferences. They bring their experience of the marketplace and deep knowledge of the subject together with proven experience in developing and project managing conferences, exhibitions and similar events to this exciting and fast developing area of education.

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Martyn Roads is an independent education and assessment consultant. He spent 13 years in Further Education, developing and managing a wide range of vocational programmes before joining BTEC in 1994. In 2001, he was responsible for managing, on behalf of a consortium of Awarding Bodies, the successful bid for the development of the current Key Skills and Skills for Life National Tests. For the past 4 years, Martyn has been researching and implementing the use of IT in assessment which has included working with a consortium of organisations on the development of a range of screening and initial assessment tools for the SfLSU.  Martyn was co-author of QCA’s “Use of ICT in Assessment” report to the DfES in 2002 and is currently working with QCA on a number of projects including supporting the production of the e-Assessment – Effective Practice Guide. Martyn is also Chair of Becta’s e-assessment advisory group


Jeff Ross is an Independent Prince II project manager and consultant supporting clients managing the development and introduction of IT systems to meet business and administrative needs. His fields of expertise include e-Assessment e-learning and the use of IT in the education, training and human development fields. Previously he was a senior manager with a major awarding body, where he was responsible for change management programmes associated with the introduction of ICT solutions to the delivery of education services and qualifications. His background is in IT, education, publishing, logistics and business operations


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SQA was pleased to support Assessment Tomorrow Edinburgh 2008. However, the views expressed at the conference were the speakers’ own and do not represent SQA policy

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SQA was pleased to support Assessment Tomorrow Edinburgh 2008. However, the views expressed at the conference were the speakers’ own and do not represent SQA policy

Return here soon for details of our 2009 Scottish conference on Assessment For Learning - November 2009

 For the latest developments in e-Assessment and computer based testing and assessment
The e-Assessment-Question
7th annual conference
18th/19th March 2009 at the Shaw Theatre and Novotel St Pancras London
click here to find out moreabout this exciting event

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e-Assessment: Guide to effective practice

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