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

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

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Latest news

RCEC certificate for the CBR practical driving exam for the car has been extended

Tuesday 4 April 2023

The country’s oldest and largest exam, the practical driving exam for the car of the Central Bureau for Driving Licences (CBR) in the Netherlands, once again meets the six criteria of the RCEC Review System for the Quality of Examination. In 2020, CBR received the initial RCEC certificate for this, which was valid until 1

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RCEC has developed the Assessment Frameworks for Passage Tests and for Pupil Monitoring Systems for primary education

Wednesday 22 February 2023

From 1 January 2023, the Board for Tests and Examinations (the CvTE) is at the behest of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science responsible for monitoring the quality of Passage Tests (formerly Final Tests) and Pupil Monitoring Systems in primary education in the European Netherlands and Bonaire. Schools in primary education can choose from

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In memoriam Dr Piet F. Sanders

Sunday 8 January 2023

On 3 January 2023, Dr Piet F. Sanders passed away. Piet was one of the founders and the first director of the Research Centre for Examination and Certification. With his rich wealth of knowledge and insight, he meant a lot to assuring and advancing the quality of examination in the Netherlands and far beyond. From

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