Digital Assess Shortlisted for FAB Innovation Award 2016

October, 2016

Awards3_1024x768Digital Assess is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) Award 2016.  The Awards recognise the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employees to education and skills in the UK over the past year.

Digital Assess has been shortlisted in the category for Innovation of the Year, sponsored by British Council for our groundbreaking tool ‘Collaborate’ powered by Adaptive Comparative Judgement. The tool has been used successfully to support peer assessment and attainment.  Other awarding organisations shortlisted for the category are the Association of Corporate Treasurers, YMCA Awards and ABC Awards. The other categories in this year’s FAB Awards are for Awarding Organisation of the Year, Team Contribution of the Year, Qualification of the Year and Individual Contribution of the Year.

Karim Derrick, Chief Academic and Innovation Officer said:

The team is thrilled to have received this nomination of recognition for their innovative work using ACJ as a highly reliable alternative to traditional marking and in transforming assessment. 

Stephen Wright, Chief Executive for FAB stated:

The standard of entries received for this year’s Awards were exceptionally high and the decision on who was shortlisted was incredibly difficult. We have a fantastic range of finalists and we will be announcing the winners at the Awards dinner in October.

The 2016 results will be announced at the FAB 2016 Awards dinner, which is being held at the end of the first day of the FAB Conference on 20 October at the Marriott Hotel in Leicester.