AlphaPlus

Turning education and skills policy into practice

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Who we are

AlphaPlus is one of the UK’s leading educational consultancies drawing on the professional experience of a team whose work spans the public and private sectors, covering education, assessment and evaluation, as well as the ICT industry.

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Some of our current work

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BIS — Research on Adult English and Mathematics
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Saudi Skills Standards — development of National Occupational Skills Standards

What we do

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Qualification and assessment design, development and delivery

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Education research and evaluation

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Qualification and assessment evaluation

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Jobs

We are always interested in hearing from experienced educationalists who can bring expertise to the AlphaPlus team, please visit the Working with AlphaPlus page.

If you are interested in jobs through our awarding organisation recruitment service, you can view current jobs, find out how to apply, and register your interest for jobs.

News


Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




Welsh Government e-assessment

School pupils in Wales take on-paper monitoring assessments each year from years 2 to 9, and the data from these assessments supports teachers with diagnostic information and provides national monitoring information for the Welsh Government. AlphaPlus is undertaking a feasibility study of the prospects for online testing including detailed consideration of how the existing on-paper human-marked questions could be delivered in an on-screen computer-marked setting.


Lesotho Council on Higher Education – Introduction of A Levels

AlphaPlus, working with Pearson, are supporting the Council on Higher Education in Lesotho in their investigations into the implications of introducing AS and A Level qualifications in the school sector.


AlphaPlus delivers training for awarding organisations

AlphaPlus is continuing to deliver training relating to qualifications and assessment both in the UK and overseas. In the UK, we deliver training in partnership with FAB – our recent courses cover validity audits for qualifications. We have also recently completed training in Singapore on developing advanced e-assessments for school science testing, and in Ireland on using e-assessment to assessment vocational knowledge in apprenticeship programmes.




AlphaPlusCoUk @Ofqual research:factors in yr-on-yr variability in school-level GCSE results. More work needed to fully understand https://t.co/nHqHQl2hHk
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AlphaPlusCoUk @AlphaPlusCoUk's John Winkley speaking on Progress 8 measures at this conference November 11 https://t.co/dtCcjVFJ27 @JohnWinkley
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AlphaPlusCoUk @awardingbodies @AlphaPlus preparing a validation plan & preparing for audit - 25-01-17 at the @ciarb #validityaudit https://t.co/5xYqEDlHsx
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AlphaPlusCoUk @awardingbodies @AlphaPlus training basic principles of validity, 14th Nov 2016 at the @ciarb https://t.co/5xYqED463X #Ofqualvalidity
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