The Eastern Cape Department of education has recognized an urgent need to develop and implement an intensive strategy to upgrade Numeracy and Literacy skills in the Eastern Cape as an integral part of the planned transformation of education in this province.
One of the key deliverables of this strategy is the writing of Provincial Numeracy Common Tests in November. The results of the Common Test will be analysed by the Provincial Office and the content gap will be addressed through training workshops for teachers.
Each school should devise a School Improvement Plan that focuses on improving areas of weakness, and maintaining areas of strength.
Procedures to be followed:
The Analysis Tools for Grade 6 and 9 are not yet available.