UNISA Short Course for Planning and Conducting Assessment of Learning Outcomes

UNISA Short Course for Planning and Conducting Assessment of Learning Outcomes

Short Course for Planning and Conducting Assessment of Learning Outcomes (71005)Purpose

This assessor course will provide people who assess or intend to assess
candidates against unit standards and/or qualifications with the necessary expertise.
 

  • Any person involved in assessment of learning outcomes in education and training settings or in the workplace;
  • Teachers in the new career path leading to senior teacher and learning area specialist positions where they have to assess . beginning teachers, student teachers, Learnership teachers and their peers;
  • Senior teachers involved with Learnership student teachers; and
  • Departmental officials involved in assessment of teachers as part of whole school evaluations.

Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
 Duration

One year
 Language medium

English
 Registration periods

1 December to 28 February

Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning combined with experiential workplace learning, comprehensive course notes, tutorial letters and a prescribed text book – course material is complemented by an optional one day experiential seminar
 Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
Theoretical component:
Participants must complete and pass at least one compulsory written assignment. The assignment will involve workplace-based exercises, projects and self-assessment.
Practical component:
Participants must build, and submit for assessment, a workplace-based portfolio of evidence of competence in the relevant outcomes of assessing learning outcomes
Summative assessment:
Examination and supplementary examination involves that unsuccessful students will be allowed to redo and resubmit a portfolio of evidence for assessment
 Plan and Conduct Assessment of Learning Outcomes (CPCA01X)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Planning and preparing for assessment
  • Preparing leaners for assessment
  • Gathering knowledge and performance evidence
  • Making assessment judgements
  • Recording assessment results
  • Providing assessment practices
  • Assessment methods and instruments
  • Assessment techniques

Course leader

Prof J M Dreyer DEd (UNISA)
Department of Teacher Education
Office 6-059, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4398
Fax: 012 429 4909
E-mail: dreyejm1@unisa.ac.za
 Programme administrator(s)

 
Tel: 012 429 4627 / 4789 / 4817
Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968
E-mail: Ctdregistration@unisa.ac.za
to download application form:
http://www.unisa.ac.za/contents/faculties/education/docs/appli%20form%20Form96248-Tip-in%20.pdf
for more information about the centre:
http://www.unisa.ac.za/Default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=6391


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.