If you’re an awarding body, you may be using spreadsheets to manually track exam papers out for marking. At first, a spreadsheet seemed like a good choice; they’re quick and easy to set up, and they don’t require loads of IT support.
They may seem quick to update, but in the long run they make tracking papers more difficult to manage. They’re laborious and in some cases they’re unsafe.
Manual tasks also have a higher risk of human error; all it takes is the wrong input (or a computer error) and candidate data could be lost. Resulting in papers being lost and never marked.
What are the risks?
The risks are large and wide-ranging. These can include:
Is there a way to automate this process?
Yes, there is!
The great news is, question paper marking has gone digital, thanks to eMark.
eMark is a 100% digital platform that solves all these problems and computes complex logistical challenges.
PSP built the clever tool alongside a global health and safety qualification-awarding body. They were experiencing challenges with tracking spreadsheets and outdated methods to distribute papers to examiners.
eMark handles the tiresome tasks for you, so you don’t have to. Making your working life so much easier.
The 100% digital tool:
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