Short Course for Planning and Conducting Assessment of Learning Outcomes
(Qualification code: 7100-5)
Aim of the short course: This assessor course will provide people who assess or intend to assess candidates against unit standards and/or qualifications with the necessary expertise..
The course is usually taken in conjunction with the course in the design of integrated assessment for a learning programme
Target group: The course is appropriate for:
any person involved in assessment of learning outcomes in education and training settings or in the workplace;
teachers in the new career path leading to senior teacher and learning area specialist positions where they have to assess beginning teachers, student teachers, Learnership teachers and their peers;
senior teachers involved with Learnership student teachers; and
departmental officials involved in assessment of teachers as part of whole school evaluations.
NQF 4 (matric) or equivalent qualification
Number of modules:
3 December to 28 February
Full course fee:
R2 500-00 (An additional fee per module to be paid by students living outside the borders of South Africa).
Fees for groups, depending on extra services required may be different
Module 1 (CPCA01-X)
- Contextualising assessment as a teaching-learning activity
- Role players in assessment
- Principles and conditions of assessment
The assessment process:
- Planning and preparing for assessment
- Preparing learners for assessment
- Gathering knowledge and performance evidence
- Making assessment judgements
- Recording assessment results
- Providing assessment feedback
- Reviewing assessment practices
- Assessment methods and instruments
- Assessment techniques
Nature of examinations:.
Theoretical component. Participants must complete and pass at least one compulsory written assignment. The assignment will involve workplace-based exercises, projects and self-assessment.
Practical component Participants must compile, and submit for assessment, a workplace-based portfolio of evidence of competence in the relevant outcomes of assessing learning outcomes.
Workshops: The course material is complemented by an optional one day experiential seminar.
Prof JM Dreyer
Tel: 012 429 4398
Fax: 012 429 4909
Registration Enquiries: 012 - 429 4817 / 4627 / 4789/ 4511