43 UNEB Staff train in Competence Based Assessment Practices
In today’s latest UNEB News – 43 UNEB staff train iCompetence-Baseded Assessment practices. Ahead of the pre-testing of questions for Competence Based Assessment (CBA), 43 UNEB staff have been trained in (CBA) practices to empower them to align the principles of CBA with the new curriculum. According to the Acting Director of Examinations, Ms. Florence Agola Buyinza, the training has further grounded the team and enabled them to appreciate the benefits of competence-based assessment.
Among other skills, they have been trained in the Principles of CBA, steps of effective assessment, as well as the process of continuous based assessment.
The trainees were drawn from three divisions of the Directorate of Examinations-Continuous Assessment, Test Development and Special Needs Education ( SNE). Dr. Arnold J. Brouwer, the training consultant from Netherlands, hailed the participants for their commitment and assured the ED that they are now competent to carry out effective competence based assessment.
The team is now set to review sample questions that will be pre-tested in schools before a standardised setting can be adopted.
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