CETAP and the NBTs
A brief video that outlines the background to and purpose of the National Benchmark Tests
Welcome to CETAP
The Centre for Educational Testing for Access and Placement (CETAP) has been a division of the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) since the beginning of 2014. It was established in the early 1980s as part of the...


Sunday, 24 June 2018
Stoogle features National Benchmark Tests

Our article advising teachers how to put their learners' minds at ease about the National Benchmark Tests was featured by Stoogle this week. 

Publication Date:
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:00
New article on Academic Literacy

A new article by CETAP's Academic Literacy research lead, Kabelo Sebolai, has been published in Language Matters.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:30
Hope for prospective UCT students, despite disappointing NBT results

In an article for Bizcommunity, we look at how the National Benchmark Tests and the Academic Development Programme work together to support students:

"Students that do well on their National Senior Certificate (NSC) may find that they have disappointing National Benchmark Tests (NBT) results. However, they may still be accepted to the University of Cape Town, through the extended degree programmes in all faculties through the Academic Development Programme based in the Centre for Higher Education Development."

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Publication Date:
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 12:45
NBT: Educators' documents

CETAP has released two documents aimed at educators to assist them in preparing their learners for the NBT.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 13:30