UBEC Concludes Plans To Conduct Credible National Assessment

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) says it has concluded plans to conduct an internationally accepted National assessment.

The Executive Secretary of UBEC,Dr. Hameed Bobboyi disclosed this at a 5 day workshop for the development of test items for the 2022 National Assessment of Learning Achievement in Basic Education in Nigeria.

According to a statement issued by the commission’s Head of Public Relations,David Apeh,UBEC and UNICEF has concluded plans for the conduct of an internationally accepted National assessment.

UBEC revealed that the workshop is aimed at achieving generating the test items in four core subjects in primary 3 & 5, Js 2, development of assessment framework that will help to come up with the test blueprint which will guide the test items, objectives and content amongst others.

It stated that the workshop will also produce a development test blueprint and generate test items that will be trial tested for standardization.

The National assessment is a survey of schools and learning to provide evidence about learners achievement in identified curriculum areas, like reading/literacy, mathematics/numeracy, science and other skills for a clearly defined part of Nigeria education system.

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