Alternative terms: admission interview, intake assessment, 21+ test
Intake tests are used in two situations. Firstly, if you do not meet the formal admission requirements. In this case, the results of this test will determine whether you can be admitted to the programme. Secondly, it is used if a programme sets supplementary requirements for incoming students who meet the preparatory education requirements.
Within the AUAS, a variety of admission procedures are used for enrolment and transfer students:
Diagnostic intake instruments also exist such as the mandatory maths/language tests for the PABO (teacher training programme), which is used formatively. The objective of these tests is to give insight into the student's admission level.
In an intake test:
In short, intake assessments test whether you are capable of demonstrating professional conduct within typical and critical professional contexts, in accordance with the required behavioural standards and desired level. This is done by means of evidence provided by you in a portfolio. See Portfolio Assessment section.
For intake tests:
For intake assessments:
For each professional task/dilemma, the assessors will examine the information and establish whether you conducted yourself in compliance with the required criteria. They will substantiate their assessment with findings from the portfolio and the assessment interview, record the assessment on the assessment form and submit it to you, together with feedback.
For intake tests:
The feedback you receive from intake tests consists of a summary of results for the completed tests and an oral or written explanation of these results. This provides insight into:
For each assessed competency, you receive feedback about your degree of development. This feedback is provided in terms of the displayed and the required behaviour.
For intake tests
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