The expertise centre for securing and advancing the quality of examination.

RCEC, Research Centre for Examination and Certification, is the leading expertise centre for securing and advancing the quality of examination. As an audit organisation, we assess the quality of educational tests and exams. From our position as an advisory organisation and academy we support institutions in the formal school system and in the field of commercial education and in-service training with the construction, administration, scoring and evaluation of tests and exams. In this way we do justice to decisions by, about and for talent.

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Audit

Use the RCEC quality mark to demonstrate that your organisation offers tests and exams in accordance with the highest quality standards.

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Advice

We support your organisation with practical research, data-driven innovation and psychometric
services.

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Academy

We offer intra-company and online
training tailored to your needs
on qualitative exams and applied psychometrics.

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Latest news

Fundamental questions about exams and testing in secondary education

Wednesday 16 October 2019

How future-proof is the Dutch central exam secondary education? There are good arguments for maintaining the current exam. At the same time, critics are urging adjustments. Commissioned by the National Board for Educational Research, five researchers (Jaap Scheerens, Oberon / University of Twente; Arnold Brouwer, RCEC; Piet Sanders, RCEC; Bernard Veldkamp, RCEC / University of

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RCEC review systems en whitepaper

Wednesday 9 October 2019

RCEC has developed a unique system for an objective and expert assessment of the quality of examinations. The RCEC review system is scientifically based and contributes to the substantive, organisational and psychometric quality of the examination process and examination product: from construction and administration to scoring and evaluation. The RCEC review system is initially intended

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Report of the IAEA2019 Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan

Monday 7 October 2019

The 45th edition of the annual conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment took place from 22 to 27 September. This time in the famous Flame Towers in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. As RCEC we had the opportunity to actively contribute to the programme entitled ‘Assessment & Decision Making’. On Sunday 22 September

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