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ERIC Number: ED401744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 129
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7969-1748-5
Language Assessment and the National Qualifications Framework. Conference Proceedings (October 12, 1995).
Vieyra-King, Melissa, Ed.; Calteaux, Karen, Ed.
The collection of discussion papers from an October 1995 conference in South Africa focuses on the implications of the country's new National Qualifications Framework (NQF), a policy initiative for reform and renewal of post-apartheid education, for language teaching and testing. Papers include: "Introductory Comments: Language Assessment and the NQF" (Edward French, Ihron Rensburg); "The NQF: Challenges in the Language Field" (Schalk Engelbrecht, Gerard Schuring); "Language Education and the National Qualifications Framework: An Introduction to Competency-Based Education and Training" (Daryl McLean); "Standards and Levels in Language Assessment" (Paul Musker, Sebolelo Nomvete); "The Assessment of Language Outcomes in ABET: Implications of an Approach" (Elizabeth Burroughs, Melissa Vieyra-King, Gabi Witthaus); "Issues Raised in Plenary: Summary" (conference participants); "Summing Up: Drawing the Issues Together: In the Context of Language Education Policy" (Neville Alexander); "Summing Up: Drawing the Issues Together: In the Context of the NQF" (Jeanne Gamble); and "Concluding Comments" (Khetsi Lehoko). A list of participants is appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Identifiers - Location: South Africa