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An impact study of the competency and placement (CAP) test intervention at further education and training (FET) colleges

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dc.contributor.advisor Badenhorst, F.H. (Dr.)
dc.contributor.advisor Rossouw, S. (Prof.)
dc.contributor.author Adams, Gavin
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-15T09:05:11Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-15T09:05:11Z
dc.date.issued 2011-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/5035
dc.description.abstract The research undertaken involves a quasi-experimental approach in determining the impact of the Competency and Placement (CAP) test in the Further Education and Training (FET) colleges. The evaluation became necessary because poor learner performance within the National Certification Vocational (NCV) programme has persisted amid the implementation of a country-wide roll-out of the CAP test; and a recapitalisation injection of R1.9m. Learner performance data relating to the NCV programme and CAP was obtained in order to undertake an accurate analysis of the poor performance within the FET college sector. In addition to the above, qualitative data was obtained through semi-structured interviews with CAP participating colleges in the country. Recommendations included the restructuring of the NCV programme; the introduction of an alternative learner placement methodology that was in line with international best practices; and improving quality assurance aspects pertaining to the capacity at colleges to deliver the NCV programme effectively. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (106 leaves : col. ill.)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Learner placement en
dc.subject Curriculum en
dc.subject Institutional capacity en
dc.subject Further education en
dc.subject Learner support en
dc.subject Learner performance
dc.subject Competency
dc.subject Further education and training
dc.subject Vocational
dc.subject NCV programme
dc.subject Quality education
dc.subject.ddc 374.12640968
dc.subject.lcsh Competency-based educational tests -- South Africa -- Evaluation
dc.subject.lcsh Adult education -- South Africa -- Evaluation
dc.subject.lcsh School grade placement South Africa Evaluation
dc.title An impact study of the competency and placement (CAP) test intervention at further education and training (FET) colleges en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.department Human Resources Development
dc.description.degree M. Tech. (Human Resource Development)


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