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  • CEA to form International collaboration with the Federal University of Juiz de Fora

    Posted on November 08, 2017

    The Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) hosted an international visitor from Brazil in September 2017. Prof. Fernando Tavares who coordinates a research group at the Center for Public Policies and Education Evaluation (CAEd) at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) visited the CEA...

  • Researchers from the CEA participates in transformation and decolonization debates

    Posted on November 08, 2017

    “Education in an era of decolonization and transformation” was the theme of the SAERA 2017 conference held at the Sun Boardwalk Hotel in Port Elizabeth from 23 – 26 October 2017. Transformation is at the forefront of many discussions in education. As indigenous knowledge systems...

  • Psychometric theory promoted at Groenkloof Campus

    Posted on November 08, 2017

    Can information be trusted? How can we as social scientists build a case for our hypotheses using Rasch models and methodological norms? These questions were posed at the most recent Rasch PLC meeting held in August 2017 at the Research Commons on the University of Pretoria’s Groenkloof...

  • CEA prepares for release of South African Reading Literacy Achievement results

    Posted on November 08, 2017

    In preparation for the media release of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study 2016 results, the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria hosted the final National Steering Committee meeting for the year at the Ivory Manor...

  • Acting Director from CEA at PAPU 2017 congress

    Posted on November 08, 2017

    The Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA), in collaboration with various African psychology societies and universities, under the auspices of the Pan-African Psychology Union (PAPU) organised the first-ever continental psychology congress. The theme of the congress was Psychology for...

  • Acting Director awarded to attend conference in Australia

    Posted on August 23, 2017

    Ms Celeste Combrinck, the Acting Director at the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) at the Faculty of Education, received an award, offered by the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University of Western Australia to attend the Seventh International Conference on Probabilistic...

  • International Performance Indicators in Primary Schools in the Western Cape

    Posted on August 23, 2017

    The Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) at the University of Pretoria in collaboration with the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) at Durham University in England, hosted a series of feedback meetings and workshops for the International Performance Indicators in Primary Schools...

  • Exploring Complexity in Defining Higher-Order Reading Comprehension in prePIRLS 2011

    Posted on August 23, 2017

    The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Charles University and the Czech School Inspectorate hosted its biennial 7th IEA International Research Conference (IRC-2017) on 28–30 June 2017 at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The goals of...

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