What does it test?
Who is it for?
For use in the Autumn term with First year students. To be administered in
September, October, November or December.
Features of the PPAD-E assessment
culturally appropriate and tailored to the Irish context
designed for use by teachers
helpful for screening for difficulties (particularly at 1st year intake)
useful in diagnostic assessment, monitoring and evaluating progress
can help identify if further assessment might be needed ( e.g. Speech and
helpful in contributing to the processes for RACE/DARE/Exemption from Irish
useful in establishing and reviewing literacy standards
Online scoring and reporting tool
The PPAD-E has a secure online application that converts raw scores to standard scores
and generates summary group and individual reports. A range of suggestions outlining
evidence-based SET interventions and research validated in-class approaches will be
made available based on student score profiles