To manage a reliable transparent and efficient competence based examinations and assessment process for Business, Technical, and Vocational Education Training (BTVET) in Uganda.
The Directorate shall be supported by three departments; Planning and Development, Manuscript, delivery & Awards and Research, Policy Development and Quality Assurance. The Directorate shall be headed by the Deputy Executive Secretary, Examinations Management.
The functions of the directorate are;
1)To accredit Institutions as Examination centers, enforce compliance with set standards or guidelines and maintain credible examination process.
2)To process reliable examination materials and offer credible awards.
3)To strengthen research, knowledge sharing and set standards to enhance quality in the examination management processes.
Key Outputs of the Departments in the Directorate:
Planning and Development Department
i.Test Items developed, moderated and proofread;
iii.CBET principles employed and promoted;
iv.Institutions accredited as Examination centres;
v.Accredited examination centres inspected.
vii.Continuous assessment conducted
viii.Examination syllabi prepared
ix.Examination time-tables prepared
Manuscript, Delivery and Awards Department
i.Examination materials prepared;
ii.Test Items typed
v.Question bank maintained
vi.Past examination questions availed
viii.Examinations Question papers and Answer scripts printed
ix.Transcripts and certificates printed and issued
x.Registers and packing list produced
xi.Examinations delivered and collected
Research, Policy Development and Quality Assurance Department
i.Blue prints developed and/or revised
ii.Examinations reports prepared
iii.Examination processes evaluated
iv.Strategies to improve examination processes and systems developed
v.Knowledge generated stored and utilized
vi.Assessment tools developed
vii.Feedback reports analyzed, produced and disseminated
viii.Processed results analyzed
ix.Examination policies and guidelines developed
x.Research agenda developed
xi.Quality Assurance systems developed and implemented