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Technical glitch caused distribution of fewer PLE papers in schools-UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB experienced a technical glitch on the last day of the Primary Leaving Examinations- PLE resulting to a number of schools receiving fewer or more examination scripts compared to the number of registered candidates. Some of the affected schools were Nakasero Primary …

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Busia Inspector of schools arrested for stealing PLE fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | George Barasa the Busia Municipality Inspector of Schools has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than 20 million shillings. Barasa was arrested on Thursday by the police with the help of the municipal authorities. It’s alleged that Barasa embezzled the money meant to register …

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UNEB investigates possible malpractice orchestrated by distributors

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda National Examination Board- UNEB has embarked on investigations to establish circumstances under, which several parcels of Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE scripts reached respective centers with broken seals. Many examination centers in Wakiso, Mpigi and Masaka districts received parcels with broken seals raising suspicion that they …

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PLE: Twelve arrested for impersonation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Twelve pupils were picked up on Monday from Bugolosese Primary School in Buikwe district for alleged impersonation in the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. The twelve suspects were reportedly sitting the mathematics examination for some candidates. Jennifer Kalulu Musamba, the Public Relations Officer Uganda National Examination …

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Court bailiffs impound gov’t vehicle distributing PLE exams in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Court bailiffs on Monday impounded a vehicle that was being used to distribute Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) papers to schools within Gulu Municipality.    The Pick-Up Double Cabin registration number LG-001117 attached to the Town Clerk`s office was the only vehicle transporting papers to thirty …

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Candidates struggle to use random numbers-PLE scouts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Primary Seven candidates confused this morning with some of them using Education Management Information System-EMIS numbers attached to each school instead of the random numbers used by the Uganda National Examinations Board this year. The examination body last month announced that they would use …

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How schools cheat examinations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  With a just a month away to the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE, Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has stepped up efforts to sensitise school authorities against examination malpractice.   The vice, which has increasingly become part of Uganda’s education system, is attributes to various factors including commercialization of …

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EDUCATION: 20 years of UPE

Focus moves to raising quality of learning Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | In 2018, schools under the Universal Primary Education (UPE) sat more students for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) than non-UPE schools; 476,130 (or 70.9%) out of 671,923 candidates. It was another sign that it was as right to …

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