The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) presented a draft to the Council of Experts to make the new test "High School Basic Achievement Test (tentative name)" to grasp the basic academic ability at the high school stage so that the school can choose from multiple levels of problems.It is assumed that the CBT method (* 1) using a computer will be used, and at the beginning of the introduction, it will be strengthened in Japanese, English, and mathematics, and we will use this draft as a starting point for discussions.
According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the basic academic ability test is selected by the school based on the diversity of high school students from multiple levels of questions, rather than the traditional test format of the same question and the same implementation.The subjects of the questions, Japanese, English, and Mathematics, should not exceed the contents of "Comprehensive Japanese Language", "Communication English", and "Mathematics I" that all students take in common, and include the parts learned in compulsory education.
We will consider introducing not only selection formulas such as correct / wrong formulas and multi-limb choice formulas, but also short-answer descriptive formulas.In English, I want to evaluate the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.The exam time is assumed to be about 4 to 50 minutes for each subject.We will respond flexibly to the timing of the exam, assuming school events.We are considering evaluating the test results according to the student's basic academic ability.
As the image of the question, the problem of catching and writing the main points of news and speech in Japanese, the problem of properly writing and communicating information by e-mail or letter in English, the problem of reading information from the product sales graph in mathematics, etc. are mentioned. I did.
(* 1) CBT method A test method using a computer.Candidates use the mouse or keyboard to answer the exam questions displayed on the computer.
reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] High School Connection System Reform Conference (12th) Handouts