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Why Annual National Assessments are so important

Basic Education Minister Angie Motsekga and South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) are reported to be at loggerheads over the Annual National Assessments (ANA).

Sadtu has said that its members will bot be taking part in the assessments, as they are not satisfied with the standard of the exams. Meanwhile, Motsekga announced on Friday that the assessments will go ahead at the end of the year.

Visiting Professor at the Wits School of Governance, Professor Mary Metcalfe spoke to John Robbie about the importance of the tests.


This article first appeared on 702 : Why Annual National Assessments are so important


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