OAT Receives Double Recognition for Redefining Digital Assessment

EdTech and e-Assessment Awards Choose OAT as a Finalist

LUXEMBOURG – (March 20, 2017) – Open Assessment Technologies S. A. (OAT), the leading full-service provider of open source assessment solutions for education and career advancement, today announced that TAO, its open source assessment platform, has been named a finalist for two EdTech awards. These achievements are indicative of TAO’s growing market presence, and its industry recognition as one of the most innovative and advanced digital assessment solutions available.

“We are honored by the back-to-back nominations both in the United States and in Europe,” said Marc Oswald, Co-Founder and CEO of OAT. “We’ve always believed that an open learning environment—built on Open Source, Open Standards, and Open APIs—is the way of the future, and for years we’ve helped customers turn that future into reality with TAO. It’s truly gratifying to receive this vote of confidence from two prominent organizations as we empower customers worldwide to redefine digital assessment with our unique approach.”

The EdTech Digest Awards

Now in its seventh year, the prestigious awards program celebrates the best and brightest EdTech apps, platforms, products, and people shaping the future. The distinguished panel of judges includes leaders from a wide variety of backgrounds, including journalists, educators, entrepreneurs, technology coordinators, and forward-thinking change agents.

EdTech Digest named the 2017 finalists on March 10, nominating TAO to the shortlist in the “Assessment Solution” category. Category winners will be announced at the end of March 2017.

The International e-Assessment Awards

The e-Assessment Association launched the first International e-Assessment Awards this year. One of its key goals is to communicate the positive contributions that technology makes to all forms of assessment, and showcase the very best practice, research, and innovation taking place in the industry.

From the medical profession to the individual school, from Higher Education to the workplace, these awards present a golden opportunity to see where technological advances in e-assessment are making a real difference, discover how to overcome barriers, and learn what new research and innovation can bring.

The e-Assessment Association named OAT a finalist in the “Innovation” category on February 21, 2017. The winners in each award category will be announced at the inaugural Gala Dinner in London on March 22, 2017.

About OAT

Redefining Digital Assessment: Open Source, Open Standards, Open Possibilities. Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) is the publisher of TAO, the only full-service open source assessment platform for Education and Career Advancement, offering platform components, tools, and technical assistance to support the entire assessment life cycle from test creation to online delivery and results reporting. For more information, visit taotesting.com.

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