UBTEB Assessment Plan
Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) on 7th January held a meeting with Heads instructors of Community Polytechnics and Vocational Schools at Arch Apartments in Kampala.
The purpose of the meeting was to orient the Principals on the implementation of modular assessment ahead of the official opening of these institution on 10th January.
As part of the implementation of the TVET policy 2019, UBTEB with guidance from Ministry of Education and Sports has rolled out the first modular Assessment guidelines for Skills Development Centres Programmes (UCPCs and other categories of programme.
These will be implemented in the Academic Year 2021/2022 and shall be assessed accordingly.
“The Board on 14th December 2021 held a consultative meeting with Executive of Heads of UCPs Association, industry, sector Skills councils and TVET-O&M Department officials.
We are glad to inform you that your input was captured and included in the draft syllabi we are going to give you today for implementation.” Oyesigye Onesmus, Executive Secretary said.
We are starting with 14 programmes in phase one of modular assessment under UCPCs category. The Board is already working on modularized assessment guidelines for National certificate and National Diplomas also to be rolled out in the next academic year 2021/2022.
The Board calls upon all stakeholders especially Heads of centres and Lecturers to familiarise with the modules proposed per programme.
UBTEB shall assess each module successfully completed and award Certificate of competence.
The candidates are free to join world of work after one module or continue with other modules until satisfactory completion of all modules under the respective programme.
The modules shall be offered in a flexible manner in accordance with the TVET Policy 2019 and NDPIII.
These modularized assessment syllabi have been developed from the currently existing and approved curriculum of UCPCs.
“After this meeting, we request you to brief and induct your Heads of Departments and Instructors on implementation of this modularized Assessment Syllabi.
As the Board, we pledge our commitment to continue interacting with Skills Development Centres to ensure successful implementation of the Modularised assessment” Oyesigye stated.