Territorium and ETS agree to license agreement for HEIghten® results assessment suite


Under the new agreement, Territorium will enable colleges and universities to measure student learning outcomes that are critical to academic success

Posted: October 27, 2021 at 7:05 am MDT|Update: 2 hours ago

SAN ANTONIO, October 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Territory, a global leader in educational technology with 9 million users worldwide, today announced an agreement with ETS, a non-profit research, learning and evaluation organization, to assume ownership of the HEIighten® brand and exclusively licensed to the content of the HEIghten Results Assessment Suite. Departure November 1, 2021, all digital modules of the HEIghten assessment will be available through Territorium.com, and Territorium will become the sole supplier in 2022.

The HEIghten Outcomes Assessment Suite is a modular, computer-delivered assessment tool designed to enable colleges and universities to measure student learning outcomes that are critical to academic success. The suite includes five assessments of essential lifelong skills: civic competence and engagement, critical thinking, intercultural competence and diversity, quantitative literacy and written communication.

“The HEIghten Outcome Assessment Suite will not only bring state-of-the-art assessment in the Territorium ecosystem, but it will also bring value to all of our users by helping to measure and provide evidence of skills that are not only very important. to work, but for our lives, ”said Guillermo Elizondo, CEO and co-founder of Territorium. “Territorium will also bring value to HEIGthen clients by integrating our comprehensive learner portfolio and digital student portfolio into a one-stop shop for skills measurement and development. “

All existing HEIghten customers will now have new opportunities to drive student success in the Territorium ecosystem, a multi-product, AI-powered digital platform with solutions to manage and deliver assessments, define outcomes for students. ‘learning and monitor the skills and competences of learners. TerritoroumCLR easily integrates with an organization’s LMS and helps college administrators and faculty map their curriculum and extracurricular learning to skills and competency development.

The cutting-edge Territorium ecosystem offers the following solutions:

  • A complete file of IMS certified learners (TerritoriumCLR â„¢) – Administrators and students can track learning progress and easily access the evidence supporting those accomplishments to continuously measure learning outcomes and understand when students are on track or need of an intervention.
  • A digital wallet (Territorium Wallet) for students. Students can access and share a live, continuous skills and competency transcript (CLR) with supporting evidence for potential employers and other organizations.
  • Integrated EdTest-AI test taking solution. A safe, secure and reliable online assessment platform with remote monitoring option and artificial intelligence to verify student identity and monitoring to ensure students do not receive outside help or do not use any unauthorized material during the test. This is where HEIghten will reside in the territory’s ecosystem.

“This agreement brings great value to the area of ​​student learning outcomes in higher education,” said Alberto Acereda, associate vice president of Global Higher Education, ETS. “By licensing the HEIghten brand, it is possible for this critical suite of assessments to impact more learners, as well as integrate seamlessly with the rest of the Territorium digital product ecosystem. “

The HEIghten assessments will be available for administration on the ETS program workshop platform via December 31, 2021, to allow the use of the existing inventory. For more information, please visit territorium.com/heighten

About Territorium

Territorium is a global education technology company that makes the development of skills and competencies more accessible and measurable. Territorium’s Comprehensive Learner Record (CLR) and LXP solutions enable educators and businesses to deliver, test, measure and record learning experiences and the acquisition of skills and competencies, wherever they are. occur. Territorium’s CLR is certified by IMS Global Learning Consortium. We support more than 9 million users around the world. And our Edtest-AI solution is an online assessment platform that provides a safe, secure and reliable testing environment. For more information visit www.territoire.com

About ETS

At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people around the world by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, and by conducting research, analysis and political studies in education. Founded as a non-profit organization in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests per year, including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis series® assessments – in over 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org

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