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The eLearning Place

The eLearning Place is an e-learning infrastructure that facilitates the creation and support of e-learning. The creation of e-learning is underpinned by a content management system and the support is underpinned by forums and chat. The eLearning Place provides tailored support for learners and ...... more


National Tests and Task development for England

CRIPSAT is one of three agencies contracted to develop national tests for England for 2003-2006. CRIPSATıs role is to develop assessment of scientific enquiry in the national tests at the end of Key Stage 2 (age 11 years) and Key stage 3 (age 14 years). This exciting new ...... more


National Tests development for Wales

Statutory end of Key Stage 1,2 and 3 tests (and tasks, as applicable) are taken by all eligible pupils in Wales at age 7, 11 and 14 respectively. The statutory tests/tasks are based on the Programmes of Study within the National Curriculum Orders ...... more
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Diagnostic Analysis of KS2 Science Tests

In 2001 a team at CRIPSAT in partnership with a team at the was successful in gaining the contract to carry out a diagnostic analysis of national tests at Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 (2001-2003). CRIPSAT has carried out this work at Key Stage 2 since the introduction of national tests in 1995. ...... more


Assessment of Sub-Saharan Numeracy and Literacy

There are and have been international surveys of educational achievement, but in developing systems with preoccupations about infrastructure, training and where UPE is perhaps an elusive target, insufficient attention seems to have been paid to assessing educational progress in the basics...... more


Science Teacher Education Development in Europe

STEDE Group 7A Report.pdf


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