FAQ - Technical

Are there any resources available to assist us in setting up the Assessment Tool for our organisation?
Yes. There are a number of resources to assist with your organisations use of the Assessment Tool: 'How-to' documents for the various functio...
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Are the stimulus text and questions for reading on the same page?
The stimulus for the reading questions appear on the left hand side of the screen within the online assessment or the left hand page of a booklet for printed...
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:46 AM
Can learners use a dictionary when sitting a Vocabulary assessment?
No. Learners should not make use of a dictionary or other learning aids when sitting a Vocabulary assessment.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:46 AM
Can we integrate the results from the Assessment Tool with our current dataset and assessment records?
It is possible to export the Assessment Tool results as a CSV file. Along with the assessment results, other data such as the learner’s name, SMS ID and NSN...
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:47 AM
How is Learner assessment data and demographic information kept secure within the Assessment Tool?
At a technical level all traffic to and from the Assessment Tool is encrypted. The HTTPS protocol is used to transport all data between the student's b...
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:47 AM
If a learner leaves do I have to delete them? What if they come back?
Learners are removed from your organisation rather than being 'deleted'. However you can remove learners from your organisation so they are no lon...
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:49 AM
When creating a .csv bulk upload file, what happens if two learners share the name NSN or External Learner Reference?
If two users within the same upload file have the same NSN number the upload process will produce an error report showing you the Learner records that are c...
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019 at 8:45 AM
How long should a provider hold onto their paper-based Assessment Tool scripts?
Providers should keep their paper records for seven years, as per general information storage guidelines. Judgement can be applied to shorten the storage ...
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:48 AM
What is the website address for the Youth Assessment Tool?
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018 at 10:45 AM