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Report on visit to Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Thursday 21 April 2022

From 11 to 15 April 2022, RCEC’s Arnold Brouwer visited the Center for Pedagogical Measurements (CPM) under the Autonomous Educational Organisation ‘Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools’ (AEO-NIS) in Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan. The visit was part of the

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RCEC in conversation with national newspaper Trouw about the final tests primary education 2022

Wednesday 20 April 2022

Following the publication of the State of Education 2022 by the Education Inspectorate and in the week when the final tests for primary education 2022 will be held, Arnold Brouwer was interviewed by the editorial

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Research on the quality of the norming of the 2022 final tests for primary education

Saturday 19 March 2022

In the Netherlands there are several different primary education final tests that can be used: one Central Final Test is made available by the government and next to that several private providers offer a final

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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

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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

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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

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RCEC is ISO 9001 certified

Friday 17 July 2020

We are proud to announce that with effect from July 16, 2020 RCEC has been certified to the ISO 9001 International Quality Management System Standard under accreditation of the Dutch Accreditation Council. The certification means

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CBR & RCEC workshop at the NVE exam conference 2020

Monday 9 March 2020

During the exam conference 2020 of the Ducth Association for Examinations (NVE), Emy van den Broek (Central Bureau for Driving Licences [CBR]), Marieke de Bruijn (CBR) and Arnold Brouwer (RCEC) jointly gave a presentation entitled:

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CBR practical driving exam for the car gets quality mark RCEC

Wednesday 12 February 2020

‘Degree of difficulty is adjusted to the target group’. The CBR practical driving exam for the car has received important recognition. The exam meets all the criteria of RCEC, the leading expertise centre for securing

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CBR & RCEC speak jointly at the NVE exam conference 2020

Friday 31 January 2020

The aim of the Dutch Association for Examinations (NVE) is to promote the quality of the exam practice in the Netherlands. The NVE does this by developing standards and codes of conduct for exams, stimulating

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