N-NET

N-NET Non-Formal National Educational Test

Objectives

  1. To test the knowledge and thinking ability of non-formal education students according to the Non-Formal Education curriculum of the year 2008.
  2. To assess their academic proficiency according to the Non-Formal Education Curriculum of the year 2008.
  3. To provide information to the schools to improve their teaching and learning activities.
  4. To evaluate the quality of education at the national level.
  5. To assess their achievement, ability and skills needed for further study after their completion of each level.

Development

It was given for the first time in the academic year 2011 (on February 2012) in 2 levels; Lower Secondary Education and Upper Secondary Education only once a year. In 2012, it was given twice a year in each academic year, around February and August (subject to change). In 2012 (on August 2012), 31evels of the test were given, namely

  1. Primary Education
  2. Lower Secondary Education
  3. Upper Secondary Education.

Five subjects’ domains were tested, namely

  1. Learning Skills
  2. Basic Knowledge
  3. Occupations Skills
  4. Life Skills
  5. Social Development Skills.

N-NET Credits transfer and equivalency program at the basic education

Objectives

  1. To test the knowledge and thinking ability of Non-Formal education students according to the Non-Formal Education curriculum of the year 2008.
  2. To assess their academic proficiency according to the Non-Formal Education curriculum of the year 2008.
  3. To provide information to the schools to improve their teaching and learning activities.
  4. To evaluate the quality of education at the national level.

Development

This new N-NET is established for credit transfer and equivalency program at the basic education employees on the jobs who want to earn their high school certificates. The students must be Thai, at least 20 years old with a minimum requirement of Grade 12 education. The students must not be in a regular non-formal education program. They must have been working for at least 3 years and must be living in the area that this program is carried on. This test was given twice for the first time in the academic year 2013 in 9 subjects, namely,

  1. Computer Use
  2. Mathematics in Daily Life
  3. SME Business Administration
  4. Democracy
  5. Community Administration and Management
  6. English Conversation or Chinese Conversation
  7. Thai for Communication
  8. Community Research
  9. Food Management for Family and Community (English Conversation and Chinese Conversation were optional subjects from which the students had to choose one of them.)