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Our Tests

TOFAS is designed to help educators, parents, and students by measuring Fundamental Academic Skills, the building blocks of learning. The tests yield valuable insight into a student’s academic skills and – because they are taken online around the world – provide the basis for global ranking.

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TOFAS: A Basic Overview

  • Easy to Take

    The tests are taken online through a browser. After registering, all that’s needed is a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone; internet access; and an email address.

  • Measures FAS

    A successful education – and a successful future – is built on Fundamental Academic Skills. Currently, TOFAS offers tests for two: calculation, and programming.

  • Multiple Levels

    Each TOFAS subject is offered on multiple levels in order for the ideal individual assessment to be made.

  • Multiple Languages

    TOFAS is available in a range of languages, allowing test takers to choose the one best suited to them.

  • Student Growth

    TOFAS makes educators more aware of their students’ needs – and allows parents to provide the ideal educational support – facilitating both academic and personal growth.

  • Global Ranking

    Classroom evaluation does not allow a global ranking; however, because TOFAS is taken around the world, a student’s performance – and school curricula – can be seen from a global perspective.

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The Importance of FAS

Fundamental Academic Skills (FAS) are the basic skills required to do well in school. Mastering FAS enables students to achieve their full academic potential and, ultimately, a highly successful future.

TOFAS currently focuses on two FAS: calculation, and programmming.

Test Subjects

Calculation

Calculation is a Fundamental Academic Skill that is necessary throughout the world. This test assesses the retention of basic units generally studied in elementary and junior high school. There are six test levels.

Exam duration:
40 minutes

Question format:
Multiple choice

Test available in the following languages:
English, Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese, Arabic, Cantonese

Required items:
You will need a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone; an internet connection; and e-mail with examination information.

Results:
Results will be sent by e-mail two or more weeks after the test date and can be viewed online.

A digital certificate will be issued to applicants who score 80% or higher.

Available Levels:

  • Level 6: Approximately 9th grade
  • Level 5: Approximately 8th grade
  • Level 4: Approximately 7th grade
  • Level 3: Approximately 6th grade
  • Level 2: Approximately 4th grade
  • Level 1: Approximately 2nd grade

Recommended technical requirements for PC:

  • Windows: 7, 8.1, 10 (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge)
  • MacOS: Compliant with Apple OS support (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Safari, Google Chrome)

Recommended technical requirements for tablet:

  • Android: OS6.0 or higher (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Google Chrome)
  • iOS, iPadOS (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Safari)

Computer Programming

The need for programming is increasing worldwide – so much so that it is now considered a Fundamental Academic Skill. This test provides evaluation and systematic analysis of one’s grasp of programming concepts such as sequential processing, conditional branching, repetition, and variables.

Exam duration:
40 minutes

Question format:
Multiple choice

Programming Language:
In-house developed visual programming language Qureo

Test available in the following languages:
English

Required items:
You will need a computer, or laptop; an internet connection; and an email address.

Results:
Results will be sent by e-mail two or more weeks after the test date and can be viewed online.

A digital certificate will be issued to applicants who score 60% or higher.

Available Levels:

  • Level 2: Inequality sign, coordinates, random numbers
  • Level 1: Sequential processing, conditional branching, repetition, parallel processing, angle

Recommended technical requirements for PC:

  • Windows: 7, 8.1, 10 (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge)
  • MacOS: Compliant with Apple OS support (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Safari, Google Chrome)

Recommended technical requirements for tablet:

  • Android: OS6.0 or higher (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Google Chrome)
  • iOS,iPadOS (Compatible with the latest versions of the following browsers: Safari)
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How to Get Started

TOFAS offers myriad benefits for educators and academic institutions – not to mention the students. Click the button below to find out more and to get connected with a specialist.

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Insights from TOFAS allow you give your child the precise support needed to achieve his or her full potential. Click the button to find out more.

For Parents

Knowing your strengths and weaknesses in Fundamental Academic Skills gives you a tremendous opportunity get ahead. Click the button to find out more.

For Students