Oct 9, 2007
This year (2007), Al-Hidayah students participated in the International Science and Mathematics Competitions and Assessments for Schools, an initiative of the Educational Testing Centre of the University of New South Wales.
The Science Assessment included tasks which assessed students' skills in observing and measuring, reading and interpreting information, predicting, drawing conclusions, understanding experimental design and higher order skills, such as reasoning and problem solving.
The Mathematics Assessment included tasks which assessed students' skills in number, measurement, chance and data, space and geometry and algebra using novel situations relevant and interesting to students.
Alhamdulillah, In English we got 2 Distinctions and 4 Credits; in Maths we got 1 High Distinction, 3 Distinctions and 8 Credits. In spelling we got 2 High Distinctions, 3 Distinctions and 6 Credits; in Writing we got 2 Distinction and 4 Credits while in Science 1 student achieved Distinction and 9 got Credits. In total our school got 3 High Distinctions, 11 Distinctions, and 27 Credits. One of our brilliant students, Faisal Zia secured top position in Spelling in WA.
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"One of the special benefits of the Competition is that schools and students receive detailed diagnostic information about their overall performance. The Assessment allows students to monitor their progress from year to year and identify their personal strengths and weaknesses."
Further information about successful students can be obtained directly from the school.
General information about the International Competitions & Assessments for Schools is available from the ETC Schools Liaison Section by telephone (02) 8344 1010, facsimile (02) 8344 1030, email: email@example.com or by visiting the ETC website www.etc.unsw.edu.au.
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