The Centre for Educational Assessments (CEA), located within UCT’s Centre for Higher Education Development, is South Africa's biggest post-school educational testing centre.


We are a centre of opportunity for a diverse learner population, offering leading-edge testing technology, innovative ideas, and dynamic service to our students, communities, and post-school institutions.


To be the nationally preferred provider of meaningful research and assessments that contributes to access and success in post-school education and training.

We bring together a dedicated and experienced team of professionals serving CEA in areas of research and development in testing of students entering higher education in South Africa. It is our philosophy that students should begin to explore their potential for university readiness before they register at an institution of higher learning.

Naziema Jappie, Director of CEA


Mon - Fri: 08:30 – 16:30

Open during University vacations
Closed on public holidays

General Enquiries

Telephone: +27 21 650-5462