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WEBINAR: Psychometrics: The Yardstick Difference


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Knowing that your exam accurately measures a candidate’s skills or knowledge can be a complicated affair. Psychometrics in the professional testing industry is the scientific process of ensuring measurement tools like exams are accurate and fair. Dr. Isabelle Gonthier, President of Yardstick, will share her knowledge from decades of working in the field of psychometrics […]

Yardstick to match donations to the Canadian Nurses Foundation


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We’re helping donors double their impact by matching donations on December 3rd.   OTTAWA, ON, November 29th –  “Nurses help us during the most amazing and difficult points in our lives, and Canadians are grateful for it.” This Giving Tuesday on December 3rd, donations to the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) will be matched by Ottawa-based […]

ICE Exchange 2019 Schedule of Events


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As the Silver Sponsor of ICE Exchange 2019, we are pleased to announce our line-up of main events. San Diego, CA: Nov 18 – 21 at Hilton San Diego Bayfront. If you’d like to book a quick chat with us, you can use our booking tool HERE or feel free to drop by booth #100 anytime […]

Event line-up for YAS at CNAR 2019


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[metaslider id=”9365″] This year’s conference of Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation (CNAR) will be held at Québec City’s historic Château Frontenac. As Premier Sponsor of CNAR 2019, Yardstick Assessment Strategies has the privilege of participating in several events throughout the conference, including those listed below. If you would like to connect with YAS beforehand, […]

Dr. Isabelle Gonthier presents on comparing remote proctoring & test centre supervision at the ABNS Conference in Chicago


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Yardstick Assessment Strategy’s President & COO, Dr. Isabelle Gonthier, is slated to present at the American Board of Nursing Specialities (ABNS) Conference on October 5th. Dr. Gonthier is an industry leader in exploring the impact of remote proctoring on exam validity. The 90-minute presentation is called: How does remote proctoring ‘rival’ test-center exam delivery: An […]

2019 Innovations in Testing Conference


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See below for a summary of the sessions our experts will be presenting at the 2019 ATP Conference: Practice Exams: Leveraging What You Have and Packaging it as a Must-Have Tool for your Candidates Monday, March 18 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ROOM: Bayhill 19 Preparing for a certification or licensure examination can be very […]

Yardstick Assessment Strategies announces open registration for YAS Exchange 2018 Conference


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Yardstick Assessment Strategies, one of Canada’s industry leading professional high-stakes testing companies, today announced that registration is open for the YAS Exchange, YAS’s first-ever full-day conference. This full day event is designed by and for regulators, test developers, and other assessment experts. The conference will be held October 18 and 19 at the world-famous Fairmont […]