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
New paper about the NBT

A paper by CETAP's Test Development Coordinator, Robert Prince, has been published i: Prince, R. (2016) ‘Predicting Success in Higher Education: The Value of Criterion and Norm-referenced Assessments’, Practitioner Research in Higher Education Journal, 10(1), pp.22-38.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 - 14:30
Stoogle features National Benchmark Tests

Our article advising teachers how to put their learners' minds at ease about the National Benchmark Tests was featured by Stoogle this week. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 06 May 2016 - 10:00
New article on Academic Literacy

A new article by CETAP's Academic Literacy research lead, Kabelo Sebolai, has been published in Language Matters.

Publication Date:
Wed, 04 May 2016 - 10:30
Hope for prospective UCT students, despite disappointing NBT results

In an article for Bizcommunity, we look at how the National Benchmark Tests and the Academic Development Programme work together to support students:

"Students that do well on their National Senior Certificate (NSC) may find that they have disappointing National Benchmark Tests (NBT) results. However, they may still be accepted to the University of Cape Town, through the extended degree programmes in all faculties through the Academic Development Programme based in the Centre for Higher Education Development."

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Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 - 12:45