GDE Circular 1 of 2014:

Implementation of Curriculum and Assessment for Schools in the General Education and Training Band (Grades R - 9)

 

Gauteng News Flash 13 of 2014 alerted members to the fact that GDE Circular 1/2014, entitled “Implementation of Curriculum and Assessment for Schools in the General Education and Training Band (Grades R – 9)” would be issued. This circular has now been approved and will be mediated by district officials in the near future.  

The Circular addresses 3 critical issues, matters that have been the source of many complaints from members.

The circular was developed in order to:

·         Ensure compliance with National assessment policies.

·         Clarify and align classroom assessment practices within the context of the curriculum.

·         Enforce uniformity and compliance across all districts within the province regarding recording and reporting

 

Members are encouraged to pay close attention to the contents of the circular, how it is mediated and how it is implemented in order to establish whether the purposes of the circular are being achieved.

Download Circular 1 of 2014 click here.

 

The GDE has also issued  a "Moderation Guideline for Schools (with grades 4 to 11) not included in the GPLMS Programme 

Download the  Assessment Guideline click here