Virtual workshops for validation of RAMAA II test items

  • Date: 25 January 2021 to 16 February 2021

As part of the continuation of the activities on the validation of the items of the Action Research on the Measurement of Learning of Beneficiaries of Literacy Programmes - Phase II (RAMAA II), the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning hosted the first of three virtual workshops. On the basis of the work already carried out for the pre-validation of the test items, the main aim of these workshops is to select the items to be tested in accordance with the criteria established by the survey.

This participatory approach with the 12 RAMAA II countries - Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Senegal and Togo -, accompanied by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and the group of technical support experts, aims to develop national skills in a logic conducive to a culture of evaluation.

The expert group is made up of the Directorate for Evaluation, Foresight and Performance (DEPP) of the French Ministry of Education, the Institut de la francophonie pour l'éducation et la formation (IFEF) in Dakar, the National Institute for Statistics and Applied Economics (INSEA) in Rabat, the National Institute for Examinations and Evaluation in Jerusalem, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the CONFEMEN Programme for the Analysis of Education Systems (PASEC).


Test items to be validated

25 and 26 January 2021

Language skills related to cognitive processes: word identification and reading comprehension

3 - 5 February 2021

Numeracy skills related to cognitive processes: numeracy, measurement and problem solving

15 - 16 February 2021

Knowledge (health and well-being, environment, citizenship, income-generating activities and digital) and biographical and context questionnaire


  • Language of event: French

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