What is CASPer?
CASPer is an opportunity for students applying for an initial teacher education course, to demonstrate their suitability for a teaching career.
For more information about the test, dates and sample test content can be found on the CASPer website.
When do I need to sit the CASPer test?
If you are applying for the Bachelor of Education (Early Years), Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Health and Physical Education, Master of Applied Learning and Teaching or Master of Teaching you will need to sit the CASPer test on one of the following dates:
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Sunday 14 October 2018
Thursday 29 November 2018
Sunday 9 December 2018
Friday 4 January 2019
Tuesday 22 January 2019
Thursday 7 February 2019
How does CASPer work?
CASPer (computer-based assessment for sampling personal characteristics) is an online, video scenario based situational judgment test.
CASPer is comprised of 12 sections:
- eight video-based scenarios
- four text-based scenarios.
Each scenario is followed by:
- three open ended questions
- five minutes to respond.
The CASPer test is assessing the following non-academic attributes:
- problem solving
Sample CASPer scenarios
You really don’t need to prepare for the CASPer test however you may like to look at examples and the types of questions to help you understand how CASPer works.
Please be advised the cost of the CASPer test is a responsibility borne by individual applicants. Deakin University will not be able to reimburse any test costs.