The Ghana Education Service (GES) in collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) will conduct the 2022 National Standardised Test for Primary 4 students/learners across the country today Friday, 16th December, 2022.
This year’s National Standardised Test (NST) is the second edition to be conducted for Primary 4 students basic schools in Ghana.
Initially, the National Standardized Test was scheduled for 15th December, 2022, but, GES has revised the date to conduct the test to Friday, 16th December, 2022.
The duration per each paper is 1hour 15 minutes. The test items will be administered in each schools.
Earlier, the National Standardised Test was administered for Primary 2 pupils one on one using tablets.
Subjects for the National Standardised Test
The following subjects shall be available to testees taking the National Standardized Test (NST) for Primary 4 students.
Subjects for the test are:
1. English Language
Purpose for conducting National Standardised Test
The National Standardized Test (NST) is to measure the learning outcomes of the educational reform at the basic level.
According to plans, data collected from the National Standardized Test (NST) would inform policy review and formulation with respect to classroom teaching and learning.
The data collected from the National Standardized Test (NST) would inform policy review and formulation with respect to classroom teaching and learning.
The test will find out the extent to which learners have covered the content of the teaching curricula approved by the Ministry of Education in Ghana.
The assessment will measure pupils’ performance in English and Mathematics and will seek to answer the questions.