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2013 Improving teaching and learning through the South African Annual National Assessment: challenges, possibilities and solutions

Current policy to improve the quality of education provision in South Africa is outlined in the document Action Plan to 2014: Towards the Re...

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2011 National Assessment of Learner Achievement (NALA): the 2009 grade 9 systemic evaluation: the national report

These findings suggest the need to revisit the South African social transformation agenda which has always been about redress of the past ed...

2011 National Assessment of Learner Achievement (NALA): the 2009 grade 9 systemic evaluation: report for Limpopo

These findings highlight the magnitude of the task to provide quality education for all learners in the province. Our analysis shows that o...

2011 Testing, testing: first national assessment of grade 9 pupils show much work lies ahead (The 3Rs project)

The first systematic assessment and evaluation of the senior phase of the education system (Grade 9 learners) suggests that simply ensuring ...

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