The Practical Guide to Successful Large-Scale Online Assessment

When you take a protocol and scale it up, the complexity increases and the margin for error decreases. This is true for many functions in organizations and is definitely true for test taking. Theirry Rocher runs France’s Ministry of Education and he’s familiar with handing out assessments on a national level.

In 2015, the DEPP (Direction de l’évaluation, de la prospective et de la performance, a section of the French Ministry of Education) launched a computer-based assessment for 160,000 of France’s 6th graders, and to date, this is the largest standardized diagnostic test to have taken place online in Europe.

How did they accomplish it? What were the key considerations to ensure success and mitigate risks? Get the pdf to read valuable insights and practical advice shared by Theirry in this interview where he talks about:

  • Why QTI doesn’t necessarily guarantee  interoperability
  • What IMS Global Learning Consortium conformance certified products are and why they’re in a class of their own.
  • One of the biggest advantages of QTI: creating best-of-breed solutions