Mandates

  1. Creating research capability and assessment practices of international quality;
  2. Improving the standard of public examinations and assessment practices in schools;
  3. Monitoring through feedback and input regarding levels of student’s learning;
  4. Providing professional development to principals, teachers and other personnel in the field of examinations and assessment;
  5. Conducting research into policies and programmes to improve the quality of student learning and teaching;
  6. Providing insight and support to study existing school-based assessment practices and strengthen the same;
  7. Developing and publishing research-based support materials to strengthen school-based process and practices;
  8. Providing examples of best practices;
  9. Conducting national and international conferences, seminars, symposia etc. in areas of assessment; and
  10. Facilitating exchange programmes with other international institutes of repute.