publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

The management of moderation of school based assessment at Grade 12 level in the Gauteng province

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  • Published: 07 Jun 2012
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
D.Phil. In 2000, the incumbent Minister of Education, Professor Kader Asmal, mandated the inclusion of school based assessment (SBA) as a component of Senior Certificate (Grade 12) assessment across all examining bodies in the country. Prior to this, the Senior Certificate (Grade 12) examination was a “once off” terminal examination at the end of twelve years of schooling. The rationale for the inclusion of SBA as a component of the Senior Certificate (Grade 12) was to remove the focus from a high stakes examination to a more continuous form of assessment, that is school based, and one that assesses skills beyond the domains of an examination. Since SBA is imple...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: School based assessment, Coursework assessment, Grade 12, Educational tests and measurements South Africa Gauteng
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