Martyn Ware, Head of Assessment Futures, Scottish Qualifications Authority
Martyn is currently leading SQA’s work to develop a vision of how assessment will change over the medium to long term future and of how, in this changed environment, SQA can ensure that its qualifications and assessments continue to meet the needs of learners and its wider stakeholders.
Previously Martyn had responsibility for overseeing SQA’s use of e-assessment including Solar, SQA’s core on-screen assessment product, its work to support the use of e-portfolios and more innovative applications of technology including the use of computer games and social software to support assessment of SQA’s qualifications.
In earlier roles Martyn managed a wide-ranging portfolio of qualifications and international development projects on SQA’s behalf. Before joining SQA Martyn worked as a Project Manager for the Ministry of Defence.