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Online assessments add value for oil and gas industry stakeholders

Within the oil and gas drilling industry – a key part of a sector that produced revenues of some $3.3 trillion in 2019 and comprises some 3.8% of the global economy - the use of online assessment (eAssessment) is demonstrably improving the assessment process, as well as streamlining the operations of organisations and, thus, providing [...]

Bahamas’ Institute benefits from eCom Scotland eAssessment Platform

With over half its multi-million dollar revenue regularly coming from clients outside the UK, the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland is used to working with organisations in far-flung, often exotic and, sometimes, remote parts of the world. Among these is the far-from remote but no-less-exotic Bahamas, where one of its professional institutes is [...]

Online Assessment Tool Highlighted at GeoConvention 2021

Following several major incidents, the energy industry is keen to use only those operations practitioners who, when responsible for delivering work used in safety-critical aspects of planning and executing wells, can demonstrate their competency. The legal – and environmental - consequences of failing to prove this are serious; yet demonstrating competency can be challenging for [...]

By | September 15th, 2021|Categories: Business, Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Online Assessment Tool Developed for Geoscientists

Comprising some 3.8% of the global economy, with revenues of some $3.3 trillion in 2019, the oil and gas drilling industry affects the life of every person on the planet. Yet, until recently, there was no objective measure of the knowledge, skills and competency levels of the operational geoscientists who play a key role in [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Categories: Business, Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

eCom Scotland’s Solutions to the Assessment Challenges of the 2020s

'Advancing Observational Assessment and Evaluation in the Workforce' was the subject of learning technologies specialist Emma Dickson’s presentation to the international seminar, ‘Assessment Challenges of Our New Decade’, organised by Beyond Multiple Choice (BMC) and held on 21st April. Inaugurated in 2017 to address the question, ‘how can we move beyond multiple choice to better [...]

By | April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Pandemic and Brexit Prompt Surge in Online Learning and Assessment

Over the last year – faced with Covid-19 and Brexit among other issues - people have become a lot clearer about what matters to them and, therefore, their priorities in work and life. Lockdown has given people time to re-evaluate their lives and reassess their priorities.   “At least, that’s what our customers – especially [...]

Increasing Effective Learning in the Public Sector

In the current – Covid-19 pandemic influenced – operating conditions, many traditional approaches to learning and development (L&D), including classroom-delivered courses, have been suspended. Providing alternatives, including curated and self-directed online learning, are taking on a new importance for the sector’s (L&D) professionals.   Recent research from the digital learning and assessment specialists, eCom Scotland, [...]

Partnership modernises on-the-job impact assessments for executive development

A new on-the-job impact assessment tool for executive education has been deployed in a partnership between Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance and The Honeycomb Works.   The Honeycomb is a diagnostic framework, based on behavioural science, that is built into executive development programmes to help executives refine good work habits and [...]

A potential solution to HR evaluation challenges

Results assessment specialist Ceres Management – which aims to enable clients to use the evidence of business results to make sound decisions about ongoing investments in people development - has launched a new approach to evaluation that: defines what business success looks like; aligns evaluation goals with business needs; focuses evaluation around clear [...]

By | January 10th, 2012|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments