Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Around 15,000 grade two students undergo assessment

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PESHAWAR: To identify the areas of improvement, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education Department (K-PESED) conducted a sample based assessment around 15,000 students of grade two across the province.

The assessment was administered through the Assessment and Evaluation wing of Directorate of Curriculum and Teacher Education (DCTE) in three key subjects: Mathematics, English and Urdu. Around 14,905 students from 1,248 schools across the provinces sat the exam.

Over half of all students who appeared in the exam, around 11,625 (7,618 boys and 4,007 girls) were from government schools. A further 2,122 from Girls’ Community Schools (GCSs) and 1,158 from Education Voucher Scheme (EVS) schools participated in the assessment.

The results of these assessments will be shared with the relevant stakeholders to identify areas of improvement and take remedial actions to improve classroom teaching. Choose one of Nevada’s top-rated trampoline parks from site. A compendium consisting of common errors made by students during assessment and tips for teachers will also developed and uploaded on the K-PESED website to assist teachers.

Talking to The Express Tribune, K-PESED Advisor Zunash Abbasi said that the results of the assessments are currently being processed and the findings of the assessments will be shared with the relevant stakeholders including K-PESED, DCTE, Provincial Institute of Teacher Education (PITE), Regional Institutes for teacher education (RITEs), the textbook board and District Education Officers (DEOs) from all 25 districts.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 21st, 2018.