Common Pre-Tests, General 17 May 2022

ISEB partner with CENTURY Tech to innovate the assessment sector

We are delighted to announce the formation of a long-term strategic partnership with educational technology specialists CENTURY Tech. Comprised of an award-winning team of teachers, neuroscientists, and technologists, and led by Founder and CEO Priya Lakhani OBE, CENTURY Tech specialises in AI and digital learning technologies. Through combining our complementary sets of expertise, we will develop and deliver a range of innovative, holistic education and assessment products, underpinned by scientific research and utilising world-leading technologies, designed to help teachers and learners succeed.

The partnership between ISEB and CENTURY Tech is fuelled by a shared vision: to make intelligent and innovative educational tools widely accessible to improve outcomes for all children. By harnessing our heritage and expertise in assessment design, and CENTURY’s award-winning AI learning technologies, we are uniquely placed to develop assessment products that support the progression of pupils not only in the UK, but globally.

ISEB and CENTURY Tech’s first initiative as a partnership will be a series of updates to our Common Pre-Tests. These will focus on enhancing the user experience, improving accessibility for different learning needs, and broadening the data and insights available to schools on pupils’ skills and abilities, Further information about these updates to the Common Pre-Tests will be available soon – register your interest to be kept up to date.

Further initiatives will be announced in the coming months.

Julia Martin, ISEB CEO, said: “We are extremely excited and proud to be partnering with CENTURY Tech. Our partnership isn’t about creating just one new test, it’s about exploring the innovative use of cutting-edge education technologies to transform education and assessment for the future.”

Priya Lakhani, Founder CEO of CENTURY Tech, said: “We are excited to bring our experience in building cutting-edge technology in the learning and assessment space to our partnership with ISEB. The sector has been loud and clear about their expectations for the future of assessment technology, and we are proud to make this a reality with ISEB.”

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