- Assessment of intellectual ability (IQ); scholastic ability (reading, writing and spelling and mathematics); visuo-spatial skills; and emotional and personality development.
- Recommendations to parents and teachers to make decisions regarding support in class; or appropriate school placements; and
- Recommendations for remedial support; or alternatively effective management of the specific learning disability eg Dyslexia; AD(H)D; APS etc.
High school subject choices:
What subjects do I need to take in order to support my future dreams and ideals? This assessment is performed at the end of Grade 9 to assist with selection of specific subjects for Grade 10, which would be supportive of the adolescent’s interests and aptitude and information is instrumental in facilitating the career development process that occurs in the Grade 10 to 12 phase. Early career guidance can be vital in making the most appropriate subject choices.
Career Guidance Assessment:
How do I decide on possible study areas and careers while still at school? This assessment forms part of a career development process, which typically happens during the FET-phase eg Grades 10 to 12 to:
- Prepare for tertiary education and choose the appropriate institution eg: university, academic or technical colleges; University of Technologies etc.
- Optimize appropriate and suitable study- and career choices;
- Enhance self-knowledge and insight by providing information about intellectual strengths and weaknesses; personality; interests and aptitudes; and
- Enable the young adult to make informed choices regarding potential career option