Very soon - on February 6th - Ukraine will begin registration on the external testing, which will last until March 19, 2018. This year in Sumy region 10 thousand people, including more than 3,000 Sumy citizens will undergo the process of external independent testing.
It is already known what some changes and innovations are expected this year. So let's talk about them in more detail.
There will be no EIT in the Russian language.
Knowledge of a foreign language will be verified by listening tasks.There will also be two levels of difficulty: general and complicated (for graduates of specialized schools and classes).It is applied only to STA but has nothing to do with EIT.
Test innovations in English, Spanish, German and French:
1) the part “Understanding the Language: oral/aural skills” is added.It will include listening to some fragments and tasks to them;
2) the number of tasks hasbeen increased to 59 as well as the duration of the test (150 minutes);
3) theparticipants who choose a foreign language as a subject of STA will receive the result of the STA (on a scale of 1-12) depending on the level at which they studied the language:
• for those who studied the language at the advanced level, the gradefor the STA is the result of all tasks;
• for those who studied the language at the standard or academic level, the grade for the STA is the result of the tasks 1-32 and 49-59.
Participants who need a foreign language to enter higher education institutions must complete all test tasks, regardless of the level at which they studied the language.The results of the external independent testing (on a scale of 100-200) will be determined by the results of all the tasks of the test.
Graduates of vocational schools and universities of I-IIlevels of accreditation will pass an examination in the Ukrainian language and literature through the system of external testing too.
It should also be emphasized that in 2018, external independent testing of the Ukrainian language and literature will be undergone by students of vocational and higher education establishments that will gain complete secondary education in 2018.For these participants, the results of testing on this subject will be counted as the grades for STA for the educational level of complete secondary education.
Those wishing to obtain a Master's degree in Law and International Law will also be tested using EIT technologies.
For the applicants in the specialties “Humanities”, “Social and behavioral sciences”, “Media Research”, “Law”, “Sphere of service” and “International relations”, the exam in a foreign language will be held in the format of the EIT.
In order to enter the university, you will be given an opportunity to submit certificates of EITreceived in 2016, 2017 and 2018, except for foreign languages.
Registration of the participant for the external testing involves the mandatory presence of a passport of a citizen of Ukraine.This is stated in the order of the Ministry of Education and Science, which approved amendments to the Procedure for conducting external independent testing.The document has already been registered with the Ministry of Justice.
Employees of the Kharkiv Regional Center for Education Quality Evaluation call on the participants of the EIT not to resort to fraud, trying to use technical devices and gadgets: the specialists of the center controlling the process already possess the most advanced technologies for their detection.And such a violation leads to deprivation of the grades. So, dear EIT members, rely solely on your own knowledge. SNAU sincerelywishesyousuccess!