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  • CEA and Western Cape Education Department examined the 2018 systemic testing results

    Posted on March 01, 2019

    Two members of the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA), namely Mrs Karen Roux (Project Manager) and Mr Gabriel Mokoena (Fieldwork Manager) were invited to attend an item review meeting on the 15th of February at Northlink College, Cape Town.

  • Teacher-initiated translanguaging in German classrooms

    Posted on October 22, 2018

    Anouk Ticheloven and Yagmur Celik made a presentation on translanguaging in German schools, a project led by Prof. Sara Fürstenau at Hamburg University.

  • Sampling and psychometric validity in large-scale assessment explored at the PsySSA 2018 conference

    Posted on September 28, 2018

    The Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) held its 2018 conference

  • Research on Socio-Economic Policy (RESEP) Conference.

    Posted on September 28, 2018

    Research on ICT availability and utilisation for primary school reading presented at the RESEP 2018 conference

  • CEA Staff Member in Hamburg

    Posted on July 11, 2018

    Ms Karen Roux, Project Co-ordinator of the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA), attended the Ninth National Research Co-ordinator (NRC) meeting of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016, held at the Steigenberger Hotel in Hamburg, Germany, in February.

  • Language and the National Senior Certificate

    Posted on July 11, 2018

    Learner achievement as evaluated by the Progress in Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 within primary schools at the Grade 4 level is markedly differentiated by the language of learning and teaching of the school – more specifically by whether learners are taught in English, Afrikaans or...

  • Validity in language assessments under scrutiny

    Posted on May 25, 2018

    The South African Rasch PLC (Professional Learning Community) members met on the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Department at University of Pretoria’s Groenkloof Campus to further their understanding of measurement and assessment in education early in May 2018.

  • CEA participates in the School Monitoring Survey (SMS)

    Posted on March 22, 2018

    Dr Surette Van Staden, Acting Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) conducted a two-day fieldwork training on the 7th and 8th March 2013 at the CEA. The training was intended to prepare the fieldworkers for a quantitative data collection in 3 provinces, Western Cape, Free...

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