On EVEA SE results for 2016
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.
The supervision over the EVEA was carried out by the representatives of the regional Department for Control of Education of the Committee for Control of Education and Science and the authorized representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science.
EVEA in grades 4 was held in the form of complex testing with the use of the books, questionnaires and answer sheets. Among the 4th grade pupils, the tests were carried out on 2 subjects: mathematics and literary reading. 15 test items for each subject, in total - 30.
The total time for the testing in 2 subjects is 70 minutes (1 hour 10 minutes).
Each test item consisted of one correct answer out of four options (multiple-choice answer). 1 test item is graded to 1 score. The maximum score number is 30.
252 schools in Kazakhstan participated in EVEA in 4th grades. Among them 14525 students, including students with Kazakh medium of instruction - 10709, Russian medium of instruction - 3816 students. The EVEA mean score in 4th grades amounted to 18,59 points, including Kazakh medium of instruction – 18,42, Russian medium of instruction – 19,07.
EVEA in grades 9 was held in the form of complex testing, using both books-questionnaires and answer sheets, and the use of computers online.
In grades 9 the testing was carried out on 2 subjects: always include the Kazakh language and 1 item from trained subjects.
210 minutes (2 hours 10 minutes) was allowed for testing in 2 subjects.
In Kazakh language, the number of test items amounted to 20 with one correct answer. Of these, one text is given. Five test items are assigned for the text aimed to determine reading literacy. Each item required to select one correct answer from five. The maximum score - 20 points.
The test for the second subject consisted of 40 items, including 25 test items with a one correct answer, 15 test tasks with one or more correct answers. For each correct answer on the test task with one right answer student is graded to 1 point. For the test task with one or more correct answers: If the student selects all the correct answers s/he gets 2 points, 1 point, with two or more errors (one correct answer or select the wrong answer is not found) error on the assumption - 0 points. The maximum score for the 2nd subject - 55 points.
In the EVEA in grades 9 527 schools in Kazakhstan participated in EVEA in 9th grades. Among them - 29859 students, including 21865 students with Kazakh medium of instruction, 7994 students with Russian medium of instruction.
The EVEA mean score in grades 9 amounted to 33.25 points out of 75 possible. The students with Kazakh medium of instruction - 32.82 points, the students with Kazakh medium of instruction - 34.41 points.