the II International scientific and practical conference
Workshop on functional literacy reading was conducted aimed to teach the participants how to select the text, to develop the test items to the text, as well as to generate new skills, methods and techniques. Workshop was delivered in Kazakh, Russian and English languages by the leading experts of the National Testing Center and the National Institute for Education Measurement, Netherlands (CITO) in the field of educational measurement at an international scale. 150 professionals in the field of education participated from all regions of the country.
Satanov Arystan, workshop participant, "Workshop was held at a very high level. Especially, I liked the training in preparation of test items to assess reading literacy, and the text selection procedure. Currently reading literacy training is relevant not only in our country but throughout the world. Thus workshop on this subject has been very useful for us".
It is worth noting that in 2016 the test items to assess reading literacy were applied in testing to verify the evaluation of educational achievement in secondary education.