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Why Australian professional exams need innovation: free webinar

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, July 6, 2015 – Computer-based testing global leader Pearson VUE is to host a free webinar for professional exam owners in Australia exploring content development innovations and best practice.

Host Harriet Rimington, content development manager at Pearson VUE, said: “This is about how the country’s top examination owners can think more about innovation and meeting the challenges of developing exam content in the 21st century. We will have discussions around ensuring exams remain up to date while opening up opportunities for question writers to think differently.

“Australia is a sophisticated market and we know professional exam owners are striving to improve the quality of their content. This is an opportunity to explore the practicalities of achieving industry best practices by utilising technology.”

Topics for the webinar – part of a wider series of education sessions – include content development and question banking, how test owners can maximise their investment when it comes to reviewing and writing questions, and training technique for question-writers. It will also consider how to adopt the right question formats to help meet exam measurement goals.

  • If you would like to attend the webinar, Designing exam items to measure real-world skills, on 21 July at 3pm AEST please visit

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