TEACHERS

How to optimise security with online exams

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It is encouraging to see that online examinations are quickly gaining popularity. They save money, time, and resources while being convenient for everyone involved. In other words, they are a win-win.

While online assessments may not replace traditional exams, they can supplement the efforts that educational institutions and other organisations put into online evaluation. However, even though taking tests online offers some advantages, administrators still face some obstacles they must consider.

The use of technology to carry out examinations can make the process simpler. Still, it also introduces new security risks for the individuals responsible for their administration or monitoring. This is especially true for hackers looking to compromise sensitive data, which could result in identity theft.

STUDENTS

5 top tips for passing exams

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One of the most common characteristics of all students who will be taking tests is exam anxiety. This test anxiety, along with a number of other issues, can prevent someone from successfully passing an exam. Even while this is not particularly unusual, it may have a negative impact on how well one does during the exam. Here are the top 5 pieces of advice for passing an exam.

PARENTS

5 benefits of proctoring exams

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Many educational establishments and training bodies - including Oxford and Cambridge Universities - are moving exams online. However, with online exams, proctoring is more difficult.

It comes as Covid-19 has meant that pen and paper exams are often unfeasible, with laws permitting gatherings of multiple people as well as enforced school closures.

Proctoring, or invigilating, is the process of watching people take exams to ensure that they done not cheat. But what are the benefits of this, and how can you ensure that it is done online? This blog post explains.

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