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

The State Examination Center of the Republic of Azerbaijan receives the international RCEC quality mark

Friday 17 September 2021

During the past period, RCEC conducted an institutional process audit of the exam organisation of The State Examination Center of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The State Examination Center of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SEC) is a public legal entity, established according to the decree signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on April

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Research into the quality of central examinations on behalf of the CvTE

Sunday 21 March 2021

In 2020, RCEC conducted two studies for the Board for Tests and Examinations (CvTE). On behalf of the Dutch government, the CvTE both assures the quality of central examinations and enables schools to administer them properly. Based on this responsibility and duty of care, CvTE has asked RCEC to investigate the quality of: the central

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Research on civic integration exams based on public itembanks

Tuesday 1 September 2020

The current civic integration exams are composed of questions from closed itembanks. Secrecy of the questions is necessary to enable reuse in exams. Unfortunately, practice has shown that items are shared on the Internet after all. Candidates who already know questions in their exams are thus given an advantage. All newcomers in the Netherlands are

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