With most educational institutions shut down due to COVID-19, the education sector is witnessing an unprecedented challenge. The impact is likely to extend to several months as the world races to develop a vaccination to contain it. Educational institutes have ramped up digital learning alternatives to respond to the new normal. Exams are also widely impacted with the restrictions in place on gatherings. Institutes have adopted one of the following approaches for examinations:
While the first two approaches are short term resolutions to the challenge presented by COVID-19. Conducting remote assessments is long term and viable solution. Adopting remote assessments will help the institutes to future proof their evaluation systems and also expand their reach to candidates of different geographies.
Key factors for shortlisting a Remote Assessments platform
Several platforms are available today for conducting remote assessments. Institutes can select a platform that ensures assessments are free of discrimination, whether conducted face-to-face or remotely, in order to protect students’ rights.
There are various facets to consider when selecting remote assessment platforms. Key factors to be considered are:
With all these measures in place now, the Remote online assessments have risen to become the new normal in the COVID-19 era. TCS iON Remote Assessments is successfully launched with many more provisions to address all the remote examination requirements of the institutions.
To know more, visit: https://learning.tcsionhub.in/hub/remote-assessment-marking-internship/
Author: Veena Gupta, Dean, TCS iON Academy