Prometric keeps its programmes accordance with ETS® standards
With technological advancements, there has been a complete shift in the way exams are conducted. The old school pen-paper method has been replaced with computer based testing. Prometric has emerged as one of the leading online test provider.
A spokesperson for Prometric said, “Prometric is a trusted and market-leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Committed to a set of values that get the right test to the right location at the right time and to the right test taker, Prometric supports candidates worldwide who take more than nine million tests each year.”
Prometric’s President and CEO, Michael Brannick, said ,” Prometric’s programmes meet the high standards embodied in the ETS® Standards for Quality and Fairness. The ETS® standards reflect the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, which are considered industry standards. The core of our test development process is creating tests that wholly adhere to industry practices and support content validity and reliability of test scores.”
The purposes of the ETS Standards for Quality and Fairness (henceforth the SQF) are to help Educational Testing Service design, develop, and deliver technically sound, fair, accessible, and useful products and services, and to help auditors evaluate those products and services.
Spokesperson for ETS says, “The ETS Standards provide benchmarks of excellence and are used by ETS staff throughout the process of design, development, and delivery to provide technically fair, valid, and reliable tests, research, and related products and services. Program auditors use the ETS Standards in a thorough internal audit process to evaluate our products and services according to these established benchmarks. The ETS Board of Trustees oversees the results of the audit process to ensure successful implementation of the ETS Standards.”
Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted and market-leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Committed to a set of values that get the right test to the right location at the right time and to the right test taker, Prometric supports candidates worldwide who take more than nine million tests each year. Through innovation, workflow automation and standardization, Prometric advances test development and delivery solutions that are better, faster and at less expense for its clients.
Prometric delivers tests flexibly via the web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 8,000 test centers in more than 160 countries and on behalf of more than 350 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets. For more information, please visit www.prometric.com.