Item Authoring

Powerful but easy-to-use tools to support item authoring

Our online authoring system streamlines the process of creating, reviewing and approving items, allowing you to focus on the content, not the logistics, of item authoring.

Item Authoring screen in Grademaker Pro


Collaborative working, wherever you are

Log in remotely and securely, to create and edit your items.

Create varied item types, with ease

Simply choose from a drop-down list of item types to create a range of question formats.

Preview the item as you go

Simply click to see how the item looks, making it easier to get it right straight away.

Toggle between related documents

Because the mark scheme is integral, it’s created alongside the item enabling swift cross-referencing.

Map items to objectives

Plan and monitor curriculum coverage by mapping each item to your syllabus objectives.

Capture item-level metadata for validity and quality

Each item can be linked to up to 18 different fields, for easy analysis even by non-specialists.


Integrate artwork commissioning

Manage artwork commissioning and copyright clearance with ease.

See what else GradeMaker Pro can do for your exam authoring