The Centre for Educational Assessments (CEA) has progressively become the largest educational testing department in South Africa and uses the most up-to-date test processes, practices, and measurement theories.
CEA develops educational tests that are reliable and valid in these higher educational contexts. Its educational measurement and learning analytics research supports and informs teaching and learning and educational policy.
The National Benchmark Tests comprise of three tests: the National Benchmark Test in Academic Literacy (NBT AL), the National Benchmark Test in Quantitative Literacy (NBT QL) and the National Benchmark Test in Mathematics (NBT MAT).
The Centre of Educational Assessment (CEA) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) had the privilege of hosting another distinguished delegation from Rutgers University (RU), State University of New Jersey.
CEA staff, Dr Naziema Jappie, Director and Dr Hlamulo Makelane, Research Project Manager attended International Conference on Advanced Research in Education, Teaching and Learning (ARETL) held in Germany from 17 to 19, March 2023.
Ms. Sanet Steyn, AL Research Lead, Ms. Tatiana Sango, Maths Research Lead, Mrs. Precious Mudavanhu, statistician and Dr Hlamulo Makelane, Research Project Manager attended the Writing Retreat organized by CHED.