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Research

Monitoring and evaluation of projects have been cornerstones of the Basic Concepts Programme

A broad range of assessment and evaluation tools have been developed over the past 10 years. 

Some of the tools that have been developed:-

  • Observation of Mediation Scale -used by teacher mentors
  • Summary of Key Visit Information- used by teacher mentors
  • Test of Basic Concepts Knowledge- used by teachers, mentors and researchers
  • Test battery to assess the scholastic and cognitive functioning of learners (Grade 1 - 3) - used by researchers
  • Evaluation of Basic Concepts Knowledge- used by teachers
  • Transfer of learning monitoring sheet- used by parents

Administrators, teachers and project partners are given regular and detailed feedback on progress. 

Read more about the research that has been done below.

 

Core Research

Louis Benjamin's doctoral research study that helped to establish the BCP is available through the University of Western Cape Library.

Additional Research

Research Documents Project Reference Postedsort ascending
Microsoft Office document icon TBCK Results Year 4 (2018) Kwena Basin Education Trust 09 December 2018
File Word Test Results: Baseline + Year 1 + Year 2 + Year 3 + Year 4 Kwena Basin Education Trust 02 December 2018
File TBCK Results for Control and Intervention Learners (2008-2018) 24 April 2018
Namaqua Education District, Northern Cape (Phase 2) 25 March 2018
File Word Test Results: Baseline + Year 1, File Word Test Results: Baseline + Year 1 + Year 2, File Word Test Results: Baseline + Year 1 + Year 2 + Year 3 Kwena Basin Education Trust 28 December 2017
Metro Central Education District, Cape Town 04 April 2017
File Baseline Data: Set 2 Namaqua Education District, Northern Cape (Phase 2) 17 January 2017
Microsoft Office document icon TBCK Year 1 Results (2015), Microsoft Office document icon TBCK Year 2 Results (2016), Microsoft Office document icon TBCK Year 3 Results (2017) Kwena Basin Education Trust 05 December 2016
Microsoft Office document icon Test of Basic Concepts Knowledge, 2017 Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust 01 December 2016
Microsoft Office document icon Baseline Data: Set 1 Namaqua Education District, Northern Cape (Phase 2) 02 May 2016
Microsoft Office document icon TBCK Year 1 Results (2015) Kwena Basin Education Trust 10 January 2016
File Word Test: Baseline Study and Year 1 Kwena Basin Education Trust 04 December 2015
Microsoft Office document icon Project Results: 2012 - 2015 Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust 30 November 2015
File Grade 1 Test Results From 10 Multi-Year Projects 25 May 2015
Microsoft Office document icon Baseline Results For Grade 1 - 3, 2014 Thinking Stars @ Floreat: A project of Basic Concepts Unlimited 08 December 2014
Microsoft Office document icon Report on School Preparedness (2014) Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust 28 November 2014
Thinking Stars @ Floreat: A project of Basic Concepts Unlimited 30 October 2014
Microsoft Office document icon Report on Baseline Data (2014) Kwena Basin Education Trust 17 October 2014
Pixley Kaseme District, Northern Cape Department of Education 17 July 2014
Microsoft Office document icon Report on baseline data 2013 Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust 20 November 2013

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