General

Learning and Development: The Key to Employee Retention?

Posted by Lars Pedersen, CEO Everyone benefits from learning and development (L&D). It helps employees gain new skills and develop professionally, while assuring employers that their workforce is fit for purpose and follows the latest industry regulations. It can reduce employee turnover, too, since according to LinkedIn’s 2019 Workforce Learning... Read More

Best Practice General

Do privacy laws mean you have to delete a test result if a test-taker asks you to?

Posted by John Kleeman We have all heard about the “right to be forgotten”, which allows individuals to ask search engines or other organizations to delete their personal data. This right was made stronger in Europe in 2018, when the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) entered into force, and is... Read More

Announcements Best Practice General Podcasts

NEW: Listen Now to "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments" Podcast

Posted by Kristin Bernor Welcome to Questionmark's new podcast series, "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments." This monthly series delves into creating, delivering and reporting on valid and reliable assessments. "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments" will offer advice and thought leadership to those just starting out with assessments, those who have... Read More

Assessments in Practice General Security

10 Reasons Why Frequent Testing Makes Sense

Posted by John Kleeman It matters to society, organizations and individuals that test results are trustable. Tests and exams are used to make important decisions about people and each failure of test security reduces that trustworthiness. There are several risks to test security, but two important ones are identity fraud and... Read More

Assessments in Practice General

5 Things I Learned at the European Association of Test Publishers Conference Last Week

Posted by John Kleeman I just attended the Association of Test Publisher’s European conference (EATP), held last week in Madrid, and wanted to share some of what I learned. The Association of Test Publishers (ATP) is the trade association for the assessment industry and promotes good practice in assessment. Questionmark... Read More

Best Practice General

Ten Key Considerations for Defensibility and Legal Certainty for Tests and Exams

Posted by John Kleeman In my previous post, Defensibility and Legal Certainty for Tests and Exams, I described the concepts of Defensibility and Legal Certainty for tests and exams. Making a test or exam defensible means ensuring that it can withstand legal challenge. Legal certainty relates to whether laws and regulations... Read More