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Calibrand win prestigious award at key e-Assessment industry conference

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Calibrand the currency for talent® have won a prestigious award for Facilitating Good Practice in e-Assessment at the e-Assessment Scotland 2011 conference, held at the University of Dundee on 26th August 2011.


Calibrand were chosen for its work in developing and delivering the Level 4 Diploma in Professional Financial Advice with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The qualification is delivered by Calibrand's e-Assessment software, coupled with its portable e-Assessment delivery system, HI-STAK®.

The Calibrand award winning submission was judged on the following criteria: a positive impact on learning and teaching, demonstrating sound design principles, supporting and promoting inclusive practice, and engaging and motivating learners.
Calibrand's Managing Director Denis Saunders said, "I'm delighted that the Calibrand team have received such notable recognition from the industry. Calibrand leads the field in its ability to initiate, develop and enhance successful strategic partnerships with organisations such as SQA and UFI/learndirect, coupled with deploying innovative and original e-Assessment solutions for the benefit of customers and learners. This award is in recognition of the hard work performed by all the Calibrand team, but we also thank SQA for helping to deliver the vision."

SQA's Head of New Ventures, Joe Wilson said, "Congratulations Calibrand on this national recognition. We have been delighted with Calibrand's approach to innovative on-line learning and assessment and it's great to see this work being nationally acknowledged."

The award was presented to Calibrand's Geoff Chapman by the Chair of the e-Assessment Association, Professor Cliff Beevers, at the finale of the conference.