CPTP119: Con Brio Online Examinations with Peter Wang

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Having built a successful music studio, Peter Wang wasn’t done. Now, he and his colleagues are trying to make their mark on the music exam world with Con Brio exams.

Peter Wang

They’ve set about addressing some of the common concerns teachers have with traditional exam systems. Con Brio exams can be applied for at any time, from anywhere in the world. Their online system makes this easy and flexible for teachers.

Con Brio exams also have a vast selection of pieces to choose from. They are passionate about every student loving their exam repertoire – not just playing it to get the grade.

Take a listen to learn more about these interesting and innovative exams.


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In this episode, you’ll learn

  • Why Peter and his colleagues decided to create their own exam system
  • What they want to improve on from the traditional exam boards
  • The structure of Con Brio exams
  • Why they chose to use a video recording instead of live exams
  • How they tackle the authenticity issue
  • How they plan to make their examiners are consistent
  • Why they have not included a technical requirement

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How do you feel about online examinations?

Is there anything that excites you about this new way of examining? Do you have any concerns about the way it works?

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