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Assessment Master now hosted in AWS Frankfurt

Due to strong demand and our growth in Europe, SoNET has recently established our third global hosting site in Amazon Web Services in Frankfurt, Germany. This site is currently undergoing GDPR assessment and compliance tests. By delivering Assessment Master geographically close to our clients, we can provide even better performance and scalability of our SaaS … Continue reading “Assessment Master now hosted in AWS Frankfurt”

SoNET partners up with ProctorExam to improve test security

Academic misconduct, whether through plagiarism, deception or cheating, is a common occurrence in many educational settings, from primary school right through to University. With the advent of web-based learning, this problem has become even more prevalent, creating the need for online assessment software that provides a secure testing environment. Assessment MasterTM SaaS, a product of … Continue reading “SoNET partners up with ProctorExam to improve test security”

SACE Launch Familiarisation Video for Year 12 Online Testing

With online examinations seen to be a more authentic and relevant way for students to demonstrate their knowledge, The SACE Board of SA is preparing to launch its first online examination later this year, as part of its $10.6 million overhaul of Year 11 and 12 subjects. In November, English Literary Studies students will be … Continue reading “SACE Launch Familiarisation Video for Year 12 Online Testing”

Why SaaS is the way of the future for businesses

Thanks to Cloud technology, the way in which businesses offer their software solutions has changed profoundly over the last few years. The Software as a Service (SaaS) business model, a method of managing and delivering software remotely through a service provider, has gained huge momentum – largely due to the many benefits it offers businesses … Continue reading “Why SaaS is the way of the future for businesses”

South Australian Year 12 students will be the first in the nation to complete exams online

Year 12 English Literacy Students in South Australia will be amongst the first in the nation to conduct their end of year school exams online, using SoNET Systems Assessment MasterTM –  a large scale online platform that represents a new standard in 21st century electronic examinations. Assessment MasterTM has already successfully been used by national … Continue reading “South Australian Year 12 students will be the first in the nation to complete exams online”

Long road ahead to ensure the NDIS gets back on track

Since June 2016, the number of people participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has almost tripled, increasing from 30,000 to 112,000. However, across the country, confidence is slowly waning for many Disability Service Providers, with more than fifty per cent of organisations concerned about their ability to keep up the pace and adjust … Continue reading “Long road ahead to ensure the NDIS gets back on track”

How online learning can improve access to quality education in developing countries

Access to a good education is the fundamental right of every child on earth, however, in some parts of the world, this privilege appears to be far out of reach. Africa, as whole, has some of the world’s greatest disparities when it comes to accessing quality education. Aside from dealing with poverty, other barriers to education … Continue reading “How online learning can improve access to quality education in developing countries”

NDIS met with disappointment, despite opportunity for economic and employment growth

In July, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) celebrated its one-year anniversary. While the scheme has been faced with its challenges and setbacks, it has also been a year full of opportunity for many disability service providers. Publicised as the largest public policy reform in Australia since Medicare, the NDIS provides people with a disability … Continue reading “NDIS met with disappointment, despite opportunity for economic and employment growth”

Evidence Institute in Poland delivers Assessment Master to thousands of students

On the 6 -7 June and 13 – 14 June, Assessment Master was used by the Evidence Institute in Poland to successfully deliver a student competency test to over 18,000 students. Developed in Polish and with no prior experience of Assessment Master, it took the Evidence Institute just under four months to learn the system, … Continue reading “Evidence Institute in Poland delivers Assessment Master to thousands of students”