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Over the years, we have partnered with various learning and assessment organizations, associations, and agencies that have been forerunners in modernizing educational solutions and practices, keeping student success front and centre.

Vretta Buzz brings you what's buzzing in the e-assessment and learning space!

We host a variety of webinars, create and publish articles and case studies, and conduct podcasts with thought leaders covering a range of topics, including best practices for learning and assessment and the latest trends that are revolutionizing education. You will find this information and more on this Vretta Buzz page.

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February 20, 2024

The recent Home Office English test scandal, Operation Varsity Blues, Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal, International Baccalaureate Grading Controversies, and SAT security breaches ex...

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January 07, 2024

Item exposure stands as a critical concern for every assessment body, carrying significant financial and reputational damage if not adequately managed....

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December 17, 2023

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in educational assessments marks a significant shift in the testing landscape, involving two key players: the assessment administering bodies ...

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November 15, 2023

Today, in the field of educational assessment, whether we look at it from the perspective of assessment organizations or within the school context, we observe an active shift towards digital...

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November 11, 2023

It is with heavy hearts and profound sorrow that we come together today to bid farewell to a remarkable soul, our dear friend Graham. On Sunday, November 5, 2023, Graham left this world afte...

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October 17, 2023

Educational assessment data is fundamental for improving education quality - a goal emphasized by global initiatives like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Education 2030 agen...

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October 11, 2023

The purpose of this article is to describe British Columbia’s (B.C.’s) recent reform of its provincial student assessment program, including the transition to e-assessments...

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September 05, 2023

The UNESCO hosted their first Digital Learning Week where educational professionals and policymakers gathered to focus on public digital learning platforms and generative AI. ...

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August 13, 2023

The purpose of this article is to provide a rationale for conducting large-scale, student assessments by identifying the benefits of conducting the assessments in an online format and illust...

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Giving back

We are proud to work alongside many different organizations, charities, and initiatives that are making a difference locally and around the world. Check out some of the amazing initiatives we are currently helping to support.

Supporting Seneca students during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect students at Seneca: 79% are experiencing financial hardship, 75% have had their employment affected, and 90% are feeling anxiety and uncertainty about their future plans. Vretta continued to support Seneca students during the pandemic through their financial contribution, Entrepreneurial Numeracy Skills platform, mathematics rewards, and strategic advising to enable student-entrepreneurs at Seneca-HELIX start and grow their businesses.

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Supporting COVID-19 Healthcare Professionals

Canadian hospitals required continuous support to ensure all healthcare professionals have the necessary provisions and equipment to continue care for COVID-19 patients. Vretta supported a reputed charity called CanadaHelps that enables hospitals to scale up their operations, ensuring healthcare professionals have the necessary equipment to care for COVID-19 patients needing treatment. Vretta’s contribution provided equipment and critical medical aid, including personal protective equipment for frontline healthcare providers.

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Supporting Teaching and Leadership Capacity

The Educator and Leadership Institute (ELI) is an organization that builds teaching and leadership capacity in communities globally through professional courses and workshops. The objective of ELI is to positively impact the learning outcomes of students and educators in Haiti, Nepal, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Ghana. Vretta’s partnership with ELI to support their vision involves the design, development, hosting, and maintenance of the ELI web and online resource portal for its effective use in all the low internet bandwidth areas.

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Supporting Most Vulnerable Youth in Communities

The Career Foundation is a non-profit registered charity (reg. # 12265 9048RR 0001) that has been supporting the development of human potential for over three decades. Vretta’s partnership with The Career Foundation to support their mission involves contributions that enable life-changing employment and training opportunities provided to the community’s most vulnerable youth.

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Connecting Mathematics Educators Across Ontario

The Ontario Colleges Mathematics Association (OCMA) is an independently organized, not-for-profit association that facilitates communication among Ontario college mathematics faculty and keeps them informed of new methodologies and current needs for mathematics. Vretta’s partnership with the OCMA to support their vision involves the design, development, and maintenance of their web portal to ensure seamless connection among mathematics educators across the province of Ontario.

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Raising Social Consciousness for Fanshawe Students

The Haiti Awareness Trip 2015 (HAT’15) was a social consciousness trip for participating students at Fanshawe College with the first-hand international exposure to what they learned in the classroom. Through the trip, students interacted and witnessed personal testimonials from people living in situations that are different from what they experience in Canada. Vretta supported the mission of HAT’15 by providing financial assistance to participating students, enabling this life-changing exposure for them.

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