The role of the Quantitative Literacy (QL) Research Lead is to develop the Quantitative Literacy tests and translate the diagnostic information from these tests into usable teaching and learning information to improve throughput, student retention and graduation. Relevant areas of specialization are Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics and/or Statistics Education, Quantitative Literacy, Academic Development or Curriculum Development.
The National Benchmark Tests (NBT) website has been overhauled to ensure it is more user-friendly. Read about some exciting new features.
"School-leaving and university entrance assessments in explaining performance in Engineering studies", by Robert Prince, Darlington Mutakwa, and Janine Dunlop, has been published in the Proceedings of the 4th Biennial Conference of the South African Society for Engineering Education.
CETAP has just completed its biennial training roadshow. This training of NBT Site Coordinators from all the nine provinces was carried out in four major centres: Durban, Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, East London, and a fifth and final session in Cape Town.