What is the purpose of IRM's Examination and Assessment Committee?
The IRM Examinations and Assessment Committee works to ensure that the IRM’s assessment strategy is developed, that assessment policy is reviewed and properly implemented and that appropriate quality assurance mechanisms are in place.
The committee is responsible for:
- Developing and implementing IRM’s assessment strategy and supporting policies;
- Reviewing the processes used in the production and delivery of the examination papers and other assessments to preserve their integrity;
- Ensuring the security and confidentiality of examination papers;
- Reviewing the processes used to mark and moderate candidate scripts to ensure that they are valid and appropriate;
- Reviewing examination performance statistics after each session and agreeing candidate results;
- Considering reports of any examination issues and/or irregularities and determining any additional steps to be taken;
- Recommending student awards and prizes;
- Reviewing examination regulations and ensuring that they are in line with all relevant legislation in relation to equality, diversity, disability discrimination, data protection, freedom of information and any other relevant legislation;
The committee comprises the following members:
- the Chief Examiner
- the Assistant Chief Examiner
- the Lead Examiners for each module of the International Diploma, the International Certificate and the Risk Management in Financial Services qualification.