Making our mark all over the world
What is the International Baccalaureate Case Study?
At RM Education, we reach so much further than just schools. RM Assessment and Data provide a range of software and service solutions that provide key services to Awarding Bodies - including the international education group and the International Baccalaureate, a partnership that began in 2008.
What does RM Education provide?
We provide innovative onscreen marking services for the International Baccalaureate's (IB) Diploma Programme.
Our team includes business analysts, project managers, developers, service specialists and scanning specialists working with the IB to initially pilot the application and services. The project included new business processes at the IB together with software and services changes at RM Education.
RM Education services include provision of software and the management of the scanning and uploading of examination scripts. This takes place in both the UK and the USA. The IB examiners mark examination scripts from 141 countries around the world.
The positive impact for Examiners
Key priorities of the project included ensuring the continued quality of the marking process whilst enabling the growth in candidate numbers and ensuring a good experience for examiners, regardless of their location. Following a successful trial of the marking services the IB have started a full scale move to onscreen marking for their Diploma Programme exams.
The positive impact for Learners
The International Baccalaureate offers three high quality and challenging educational programmes for a worldwide community of schools. Over 40 years, the programmes have established a reputation for their high academic standards, for preparing students for life in a globalized 21st century, and for helping to develop the future citizens who will create a better, more peaceful world. There are over 3,000 IB World Schools across 141 countries