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    March 07, 2012

    UK Company DRS leads the way in examination processing solutions in Africa

    UK based global data capture specialist, DRS, has continued its success in the African market by slashing by two-thirds the time required to run a major examination programme in Ethiopia.Students no longer have to wait for their results as the processing time has been significantly reduced.
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    November 22, 2011

    DRS highlights new mechanisms for assuring marking quality at the AEA Europe Annual Conference

    DRS Data Services Director for Electronic Assessment, Graham Hudson, addressed the 12th Annual European Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment (AEA) in Belfast earlier this month, presenting a paper focusing on new mechanisms for assuring marking quality and offering a framework to support secure assessment outcomes for learners.
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    July 05, 2011

    WJEC increases use of DRS electronic marking

    This summer WJEC, one of the UK's leading examination awarding bodies, anticipates processing 122,000 live examination papers using electronic marking technology supplied by global data capture specialist DRS. This is a 248% increase on the numbers processed last year.
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    December 15, 2009

    Wolverhampton City Council implement DRS attendance solution to monitor student movement across Key Stage 4 and Post 16

    Following a successful pilot project in 2008, Wolverhampton City Council has awarded education technology provider DRS a contract to deliver its e-Registration solution to track and monitor attendance for students attending learning at more than one institution – whether it is a school, college or work based learning (WBL) provider.
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    December 03, 2009

    Essa Academy staff trial DRS electronic registration solution

    Essa Academy in Bolton is using its staff to trial a biometric e-Registration solution that delivers clean, instant, accurate and consistent data to monitor student whereabouts. The Academy is initially using DRS IntelliReg® to monitor when staff clock in and out but their ultimate aim is to roll out the solution to students for lesson level registration.
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    October 02, 2009

    DRS launches real-time registration solution for Tier 4 student monitoring

    Education technology provider DRS has launched a real-time registration solution to monitor the attendance of overseas students studying in UK universities and colleges on a Tier 4 visa. The Tier 4 student visa service offers overseas students the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications from reputable and government approved universities and colleges in the UK.
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    July 22, 2009

    DRS e-Marker® to be trialled in the Caribbean

    The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), which provides examinations and certification for the Commonwealth nations and territories situated in and around the Caribbean, is set to pilot DRS e-Marker® – an exercise which, if successful, could lead to full deployment of the education data capture specialist’s electronic examination marking solution in the Caribbean.
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    June 23, 2009

    Harrogate Grammar School set to pilot DRS biometric solution for real-time registration

    Harrogate Grammar School, in North Yorkshire, is set to pilot a biometric e-Registration solution that will dramatically improve its registration and attendance process – ensuring it has clean, instant, accurate and consistent data that monitors student whereabouts whilst helping to provide real-time information to parents.
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    February 12, 2008

    DRS in support of real-time access to attendance information for parents

    DRS fully supports the important steps being taken by the Government to provide parents with invaluable information about their children through the use of technology.