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Makerere pre-entry exams to go ahead, set for October 3

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has set October 3rd, 2020 for the Bachelor of Laws degree pre-entry exams for applicants for the 2020/2021 academic year. Alfred Masikye Namoah, the Makerere University Academic Registrar, says the exams will be administered in compliance with the Covid-19 preventive measures. “The examination …

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UACE: UNEB withholds results of 120 candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has withheld Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations –UACE results of 120 candidates from 26 centers for alleged malpractice. The UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan Nokrach Odongo disclosed this while releasing the UACE results at the Office of the Prime Minister Thursday …

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UCE: Half of the candidates fail physics and chemistry

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nearly half of the students who sat for the Uganda Certificate of Education- UCE exams failed Physics and Chemistry papers. Results released this morning by the Uganda National Examinations Board indicate that at least 166,530, out of the 333,060 students who sat for the …

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Uganda’s PLE results to be released today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Primary Seven candidates together with their parents and schools are anxiously waiting for the release of the Primary Leaving Examinations- PLE results. The results will be released  today by the Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni at Kampala Parents School. URN reporters …

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Teacher sets bogus exam to catch cheating students

LIGHT-SIDE | The Independent | A teacher who became fed up with students using their mobile phones to find answers and cheat on university exams came up with a tricky way to catch them out—and failed the pupils who fell for the scam. After leaving the exam hall, the pupils …

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UCE: Education Minister, UNEB condemn exam cramming

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education Minister Janet Museveni and the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) have criticized the practice of candidates cramming answers and spotting questions as counterproductive. According to UNEB, there was significant evidence in the 2018 Uganda Certificate Examinations (UCE) of some candidates finding difficulties …

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Police deployed in schools to curb exam malpractice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have been deployed in schools suspected of being involved in examination malpractice. The Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education- UACE started on Monday. Police Operations spokesperson Samson Lubega, who is also a representative on the UNEB Examination Security Committee, says that the officers were …

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Failing science exams

Could English language be the problem? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The search for solutions to the declining uptake and rising failure rate of the three core science subjects and mathematics at secondary school exam level has until now focused mainly on the lack of adequate preparation and lack of …

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