Aptitude


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Aptitude

The natural ability to do something or to learn it quickly. Some aptitude is necessary to perform any job well. For example, one must have an aptitude for math in order to become a proficient technical analyst.
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Reasons are clear in low performance as aptitude tests are not calculated within school grading systems, educational methods are weak and the current curriculum is in need of improvement in all subjects.
Applicants who wish to be considered for a place under the aptitude assessment will be required to complete an "Optional Assessment Test T Application Form" and indicate the Academy as a preference on the Local Authority Preference Form.
8 billion in collective purchasing power are benefitting from the aptitude market.
If Britain is to become a fairer society based on ability, aptitude and opportunity, our educational system needs to be re-engineered in the form of integrated centres of excellence based on a tripartite system of academic, technical and vocational schools.
Ashington High's head of PE Lucy Smalley and director of specialism Gary Douglas said that playing sports helps pupils in concentration, aptitude and leadership in all subjects.
SEAMUS GRAHAM enjoyed a terrific evening at Newbridge on Friday when his litter-brothers Tolerton Smasher and Aptitude Test produced big runs in the second round of the Texacloth Puppy Derby, writes Michael Fortune.
SINCE 1968, PUBLIC high schools in most states have been administering a military aptitude test and providing the Pentagon with names, addresses, and phone numbers, detailed career plans, Social Security numbers, ethnicity, demographic information, and three and a half hours of test data--without the knowledge or consent of the students' parents.
Maryland has passed a first-in-the-nation law barring public high schools from automatically sending student scores on a military aptitude test to recruiters.
It has been suggested that reading and English aptitudes are related to formal writing ability, yet neither the reading nor the English aptitudes of undergraduate nursing students have been described in the literature, and the relationships that reading and English aptitude have with formal writing ability have not been explored.
How to pass the UKCAT; unbeatable practice for success in the United Kingdom clinical aptitude test.
The findings reveal that only one variable that significantly predicts the students' programming achievement is general aptitude.
This is why, with their grand dream in ruins about them, these people still allow governments to create specialist schools, but forbid them to select children on the basis of interest or aptitude.