Wednesday , February 1 2023
Home / Tag Archives: exams (page 4)

Tag Archives: exams

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

LIVE: Results of 4,525 UCE candidates withheld by UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results, stating that although malpractices continue, there was a general improvement in performance in 2017 compared to 2016. Division 1 passes increased by 2.4%. UNEB whoever decried continued malpractices, that has …

Read More »

LIVE: Janet Museveni releases PLE results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Education and Sports Minister Janet Museveni has today released results from the Primary Leaving Examinations of 2017. Janet Museveni said she was happy to see that yet again more girls had taken the Primary Leaving Exams, but was critical of continue malpractices. “I condemn …

Read More »