The impact of the critical outcomes on curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in ABET


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Author: King, Melissa

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South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)


The impact of the critical outcomes (or critical cross-field education and training outcomes) on curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in adult basic education and training (ABET) was identified as a useful area of study with which to begin evaluating the effectiveness of critical outcomes, which were designed to play a central role in broadening and enriching [South African] notions about the outputs of education and training. In early 2006, [a study was undertaken] based on the following terms of reference: (1) conduct a literature review reflecting international and national concepts of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Qualifications; Adult and community education; Outcomes; Research; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Adult basic education; Outcomes of education and training; Recommendations; Pedagogics; Literature review; Case study; Generic skills; Curriculum; Educational practice; Education; Training

Geographic subjects: Africa; South Africa

Published: Pretoria, South Africa: SAQA, 2007

Physical description: 82 p.

Statement of responsibility: [Melissa King]

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 95.737

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