Mr. Patana Thanakorn, Head of Testing Administration Department, gave an overview of last year administration of I-NET and the result implementation was satisfied. He announced the plan of I-NET for the academic year 2018. The schedule of I-NET for schools and educational institutes that should recheck graduating student names of each academic year before sending completed list to NIETS, will be period on 1 July – 31 August 2018, in preparing period to providing testing centers should be on 1 July – 30 September 2018 and I-NET test date for junior, middle and senior levels will be on 19 January 2019 and result announcement on 19 February 2019.
In addition, he also spoke on Purpose of Islamic National Educational Test (I-NET) which aimed to 1) examine students’ knowledge according to Islamic studies curriculum in academic year 2003 and the basic educational core curriculum B.E.2551 (A.D. 2008), 2) take score in improve the method of learning and teaching for schools and educational institutes and 3) take score to be useful for other aims in further. He reemphasized all staff administering the test is to strictly follow the rule and regulation of NIETS in the manual and in final part of meeting, participants had an opportunity to share their concerns and suggestions. These comments, of course, are beneficial to the improvement. For more information, please visits our website at www.niets.or.th