Centre for Educational Assessments (CEA)
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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.


Monday, 25 October 2021
Interview with Catherine Millett, ETS

Having recently celebrated 15 years of service at Educational Testing Service (ETS) and serving as chair of the Executive Committee of the global social movement, Global Access to Postsecondary Education (GAPS), Catherine Millett has a wealth of experience in education. She sat down with us recently to provide some insight into the work she does, and to share her thoughts on the synergies between ETS, GAPS, and CEA.

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 - 13:15
Integrated student support on the cards

A project to design an integrated, digitised student support system, which tracks students ľ data all the way from application to graduation and makes everything accessible in one place, was launched on Monday, 13 August. UCT’s proposal for the system was written by Naziema Jappie, director of the Centre for Educational Testing for Access and Placement (CETAP). 

Publication Date:
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:45
Creating an Ecosystem for Student Success

On Monday, 6th August, CEA and GAPS (Global Access to Postsecondary Education Initiative) hosted a one-day seminar at the University of Cape Town: “Creating an ecosystem for student success”.

The event drew academics from around the globe, including South Africa, the Netherlands, the United States, and Jamaica, to discuss issues of access to postsecondary education.

Publication Date:
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 12:15
DMISRS Symposium

The first Diagnostic Mathematics Information for Student Retention and Success (DMISRS) Symposium, where Mathematicians and other academics gathered to discuss and clarify the challenges of retention and success of Mathematics students in Higher Education, took place on the 19th and 20th July, 2018, at the University of Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 13:15