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Plan and Conduct Assessment

In South Africa, many teachers were agitated and confused by the change from content-based to ‘outcomes-based’ assessment (OBA) and the subsequent increase of administrative tasks associated with this change. According to many teachers, OBA took them away from ‘the core business of their profession, which is to teach!’ It is therefore not surprising that many teachers are relatively negative about ‘outcomes-based assessment’, or OBA, as it is more commonly known.

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