The NCRC is a nationally recognized credential that validates foundational workplace skills by measuring a range of hard and soft skills relevant to any occupation, at any level, and across industries.
The Ministry of Education in Egypt has given its official approval and recognition of the ACT test and the ACT International Subject Tests as acceptable academic measures to be administered and used in the country, as equivalency to the Egyptian National Exam.
ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning focuses on closing gaps in equity, opportunity and achievement for underserved populations and working learners. Through purposeful investments, employee engagement, and thoughtful advocacy efforts, the Center supports innovative partnerships, actionable research, initiatives, campaigns, and programs to further ACT’s mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success.
Each year nearly 3 million high school juniors and seniors take the ACT to gain insights into their college and career readiness. PreACT, targeted to grade 10, gives students practice with the ACT test and empowers them, their parents, and educators with these valuable insights even sooner.
The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement test, measuring what a student has learned in school. It is directly related to what students learn in most of their high school courses. The current SAT is more of an aptitude test, testing reasoning and verbal abilities.
The ACT consists of four multiple-choice tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science, with an optional writing test. Each multiple-choice test contains questions with either four or five answers from which you are to choose the correct, or best, answer. These suggestions apply to the four multiple-choice tests.
ACT Tessera is a comprehensive assessment system designed to measure six social and emotional skills. The assessment is taken online and helps provide students, parents, teachers, and schools a holistic picture of students’ strengths and weaknesses. Feedback and playbook activities are provided that are designed to help students improve their skills in each of the six areas.