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The Power Behind TAO is Open

Championing open source and open standards allows us to make our platform highly available to a global community of educators and learners — and means you are always in control of your testing tools. Driven by an open ethos, TAO serves leading institutions of all sizes, so you have the freedom to collaborate with peace of mind, access innovation faster, and benefit from technology that evolves with your needs.

TAO’s open source test management platform offers you the most choice when it comes to running your digital programs. From how you deploy tests to how you visualize data, you get the foundational tools and flexibility to choose.

  • Free to download 
  • A digital assessment platform ideal for institutions that want to host and manage a solution in-house
  • Open source developments become yours by default 

Collaborate with/ Peace of Mind. Build with Confidence.

Leverage a complete open source test management system. Whether you’re piloting digital assessment in a small-scale deployment or launching your first testing campaign, TAO Core can help you get started.

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Additional Resources

Access free training and support resources from our Knowledge Base to help you master our open source assessment tools.

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Get Started on Your Terms

Download our open source test management system today! With installation methods geared toward both educators and developers, it's never been easier to start building better assessments.
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