Over the past decade, we have seen quite a lot of discrepancies between the marks on an OSCE scoresheet and the Global Rating Scale (GRS) with the feedback provided. The result is that students seem to fail looking at their scores, but pass or perform even better on their GRS according to their examiners. How come?
How an NUI Galway medical educator built a global company to provide reliable assessment insights to help examiners deliver more highly qualified doctors and healthcare professionals.
Qpercom’s Observe platform recently featured in a case study published by Academia.co.uk in conjunction with Apple and the University of Sheffield. The case study focuses on the use of iPads for assessment by the Medical School at the University of Sheffield.
Qpercom was awarded a 3rd place ranking for ‘Best International Collaboration Project” at The Education Awards 2021.
The All-Ireland Business Foundation has accredited Qpercom Ltd with Best in Class Remote Assessment Provider 2021 in recognition of the company’s outstanding contribution to best practice in remote assessment provision
How we facilitated remote clinical skills assessment for University College Dublin (UCD) during the COVID-19 pandemic
Clinical skills examinations planned by University College Dublin (UCD) in 2020 were disrupted by the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic which first hit Ireland in March. Around 200 students in the university’s Department of Psychiatry would not be able to graduate as...
Time-constrained communication exercises using video can be effective for schools and colleges struggling with how to assess their students remotely.
How we embeddeded video calls, notifications and exam status messages in our software to replicate a physical OSCE on a virtual platform.
In 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges and universities across the world to shut, Qpercom found a new way for stage high-stakes clinical exams and admissions interviews to be conducted online.