Test Commission

The Test Commission is a central working group within the BFP-FBP. The Test Commission aims to promote the quality of testing and test use in Flanders.

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Purpose
  • Follow up on developments in diagnostic methods and instruments and keep the members informed.
     

  • Evaluate the quality of the methods and instruments and the resources used in our language areas and make this evaluation known.
     

  • To advise members on the use and value of psychodiagnostic methods and instruments.
     

  • Recognize the gaps in supply and make efforts (possibly with partners) to fill them.

Operations
  • The Test Commission consists of 5 Dutch-speaking experts from various institutions and associations.

  • One of the core tasks of the Test Commission is the evaluation and assessment of psychodiagnostic test material.

  • The Test Commission issues guidelines where necessary.

  • The Test Commission maintains close contacts with various partner associations, both on a national and international level.

Test reviews
  • One of the core tasks of the Test Commission is the evaluation and assessment of psychodiagnostic test material.

  • On a national level, the Test Commission is the body responsible for assessing the quality of psychological test material.

  • The test assessments of the Test Commission are followed by the following institutions, among others:

    • Diagnostics Quality Center

    • Flemish Care and Health Agency (VAZG)

    • National Institute for Sickness and Disability Insurance (RIZIV)

    • Flemish Agency for Persons with Disabilities (VAPH)