CEA and Western Cape Education Department examined the 2019 systemic testing results

Posted on February 14, 2020

The staff members of the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) met with the representatives from Western Cape Education Department, School Development Unit (SDU) and Dark Data on the 10th February 2020 to review the items for the Western Cape Education Department’s 2019 provincial systemic testing. These systemic tests are administered annually in the Western Cape Province in Grade 3 across three languages, Afrikaans, English and Isixhosa and in English and Afrikaans in Grade 6 and 9.

 A team from the CEA consisted of the project manager, Mrs Karen Roux, Mathematics consultant Mr Hendrik De Kock, Language consultant Ms Joyce West and the CEA’s fieldwork manager Mr Gabriel Mokoena.  The team participated in the items review discussion on at Northlink College in Cape Town where the individual item performance, item difficulty and the Rasch analysis outputs, specifically Differential Item Functioning (DIF) were examined.

- Author Gabriel Mokoena
Published by Thabo Masenamela

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