NTC held the workshop on test item development in Ust-Kamenogorsk city
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 purpose of the workshop was to provide information to teachers on the basics of pedagogical dimension, teach how to develop test items, different in form and content. In accordance with the plan of the workshop, the following issues were addressed: the role of the National Testing Center to assess the quality of education in RK, the process of forming the test item database for national examinations and monitoring requirements for the development of tests, forms of tests, evaluation of the quality of test items.
According to one of the participants, "The workshop was held in view of the transition to the updated content of education. Particularly, it was interesting to develop test items to assess the functional literacy of the students. It was useful and interesting to discuss the test items on a daily basis, being developed by each participant".
It is worth noting that National Testing Centre forms the test database for national testing and monitoring of the Republic of Kazakhstan. To form the test item database, the teachers from all the regions of Kazakhstan are involved, who participated in the workshops on the basics of pedagogical measurement, competent in the methodology of the development of test items.