Exam malpractice as festering gangrene in Nigerian schools
Over the years, academic excellence in Nigeria has become synonymous with examination malpractice. The country has to face the huge task of making cheating in exams unattractive. However, academic fraud is trumping scholarly honesty, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL
Stakeholders, others seek JAMB support to check exam malpractice
Computer Based Test Centre Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (CPAN) has called on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to ensure better remuneration for CBT centres as they seek close ties with the operators in curbing examination malpractice.
AAU students pledge to back VC’s fight against cultism, exam malpractice
The Students Union Government (SUG) at the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State has pledged to support the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ignatius Onimawo, in eradicating cultism, exam malpractice, drug abuse and other social vices in the school. A statement by the President of the SUG, Esabu Joseph warned that the union would not…
Indian state bans students from wearing shoes, socks during exams
India’s eastern state of Bihar has banned students appearing for this year’s Class “X” board examinations from wearing shoes and socks, to curb cheating.
Kogi bans 47 schools from 2018 WASSCE over exam malpractice
Kogi State government has banned 47 schools from presenting candidates in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). This followed their disqualification by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). The disqualification was due to their habitual involvement in examination malpractice. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, disclosed this yesterday…