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National Report – National Assessment of Achievement of Students Completing Grade 8 in Year 2014 in Sri Lanka

Documents
2015
Sri Lanka
This report presents the findings of a National Assessment conducted in grade 8 for English, Mathematics and Science. The national assessments conducted in grade 8 in year 2005 and 2008 showed an improvement in in achievement levels of students in Science and Mathematics, however English language was not tested during the assessments. The 2008 report also revealed inequity in provinces, gender, medium of instruction as well as locality within which education was provided. A need for further national assessment was stressed in earlier studies in order to reliably substantiate the robust conclusions of magnitude of improvement. Additionally, a new competency based curriculum was introduced for grade 8 in year 2009, hence there was a need to find out the impact of learning outcomes as well as to establish baseline for further studies after the introduction of new curriculum. The national assessment results in 2012 indicated that ‘there were inter and intra disparities among provinces, school types, ethnic groups and to a certain extent between genders. This report presents the findings of the national assessment of achievement of students completing grade 8 in year 2014 for English, Mathematics and Science.
National Report – National Assessment of Achievement of Students Completing Grade 8 in Year 2014 in Sri Lanka
Documents
2015
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Reporting and Dissemination
English
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Sri Lanka
National Report – National Assessment of Achievement of Students Completing Grade 8 in Year 2014 in Sri Lanka
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