On October 14, 2016 National Testing Center conducted a workshop on EVEA monitoring results within the academic year 2016-2017 in Karaganda State University named after Buketov.
27-28 October 2016
VIII NIS International research-to-practice conference
‘Taking Change to Scale in Education’
Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools AEO
37a, 31st Street, 010000 Astana, Kazakhstan
On 13-27 September 2016 Expert evaluation of test items for EVEA in higher education among major "Engineering and Technology", "Science", "Agricultural Science", "Social sciences, economics and business", "Law", "Services", "Humanities" in National Testing Center and Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abay.
On 29-30 September, National Testing Center organizes II International scientific and practical conference "Pedagogical measurements: best practice and development prospects" in Astana.
On August 11-15 2016, the entrance exam in foreign languages for admission to master's and PhD programs is held, which will test 37267 applicants.
On August 14, in the fourth cohort 5859 candidates participated in entrance examinations in foreign languages.
The complex testing is organized for graduates of general secondary schools (secondary general) of previous years, graduates of technical and vocational education institutions, trained for international exchange students line abroad, graduates of secondary schools with not Kazakh and Russian languages of training, graduates of republican musical - boarding, as well as persons who have graduated from educational institutions abroad.
On 21 - 24 June 2016 in the resort Aikol village Bosteri, Kyrgyz Republic, 4-day workshop (32 hours) at the international level between Kyrgyztest-TORFL - KAZTEST was held organized by the Kyrgyz National Testing Centre. Palitskaya Elena, an expert of USE and TORFL, Lecturer at the Institute of Russian Language and Culture at the Lomonosov Moscow State University was invited as the author of the workshop.
During the UNT from 1 to 15 June 2016 in order to resolve disputes on the content of the test tasks, protecting the rights of participants two Committees are assigned: the Republican Appeal Commission (hereinafter - RAC) and the Local Appeal Commission, which is assigned at each testing point of the UNT ( further UNTTP).
On 12-16 June 2016 KAZTEST on Kazakh language proficiency was conducted among civil servants, public sector employees and military servants of the East Kazakhstan oblast.
In 2016 an external evaluation of educational achievement in secondary education (hereinafter - EVEA SE) was held 5-19 April. The testing was conducted in grades 4 and 9.
Development methodology measuring instruments of learning outcomes" was held in Ust-Kamenogorsk. On 18 - 22 April 2016 National Testing Center in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk held a workshop for school teachers.
The main news this year is associated with UNT results. Graduates will not score a threshold level, have opportunity retake complex testing.
For those who wish to enroll in master's and doctorate programs on April 13-16, 2016 the National Testing Center conduct pilot testing in the English language in the cities of Almaty, Karaganda, Taldykorgan, Kokshetau, Uralsk, Turkestan, Pavlodar, Ust-Kamenogorsk, and Aktobe.
Every year the workshops are conducted by National Testing Center aimed to provide with methodological assistance the test item developers of external evaluation of educational achievements in higher education (EVEA HE).
On January 26-February 3 2016 the seminar was conducted on capacity development in implementing the unified assessment system of student achievement in terms of the joint economic research program "The analysis of the education system: improving the quality of education" between MoES RK and World bank
The national system for assessing the quality of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan envisages the internal and external assessment of educational achievements of students.