Matokeo: Standard Four National Assessment 2020 | NECTA
The National Examination Council of Tanzania (Necta) has today January 15, 2021 announced the 2020 Form Four examination with the pass rate rising by 26.21 percent compared with the 2018 performances.
Each subject has an examination format, which describes the structure of the examination paper, and the content in which that particular examination covers. The details of subjects addressed are shown in individual examinations formats that can be accessed in the examination formats
The new format has identified six subjects, which will be taught in Standard III to IV. The subjects are Kiswahili, English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science and Technology and Civic and Moral Education. The change in the new curriculum for Standard III to IV involves combining Geography and History to form Social Studies subject. Civics subject has been modified by adding the part of Moral, so it is called Civic and Moral Education. Also, Vocational Studies, Personality and Sports subject which was being taught in Standard III – IV will be taught from standard V. In assessing Standard Four at National level, the National Examinations Council will administer six subjects, which are: Kiswahili, English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science and Technology and Civic and Moral Education. Teachers are urged to teach pupils based on the curriculum to meet objectives targeted for each subject.
This format has been prepared based on the competence required as stipulated in the new curricula for primary schools, Standard III to IV. The format is meant to guide teachers and pupils on the structure of the assessment paper. However, teachers and pupils are advised not to use the format as a replacement for the curriculum. In teaching and learning, all objectives identified in primary school syllabi for standard Three and Four must be effectively taught.
The format of each subject that will be tested consists of an introduction, general objectives, general competencies, specific competencies and the structure of the assessment paper. Criteria for assessment of each general
and specific competence and awarding criteria are also presented in the attached assessment guidelines.
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