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Former UNEB chief Ongom dead

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Executive Secretary Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) David Livingstone Ongom has died. Ongom 82 died on Friday evening at Nakasero hospital where had been admitted at the Intensive Care Unit. Without divulging details of his death, Ongom’s son Steven Atwii, said that …

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You cannot forge scientists

Students cannot pass without being taught, experts tell the government as 2018 UCE results show high failure rates Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | While releasing the results of the 2018 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations on Jan.31, the Chairperson of the Uganda National Examinations Board …

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PLE results expose gaps in system

Experts blame outdated UNEB Act for failure rates Kampala, Uganda | AGNES E NANTABA | The recently released 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) caused excitement for many pupils, parents, and schools. But for some top elite schools Jan. 17, the day when the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) released the …

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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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UCE results to be released this week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examination results are scheduled to be released on Thursday this week. A statement from the Education and Sports Ministry indicates that the results will be released at the offices of Uganda Bureau of Statistics at 2:30 pm. Education and Sports …

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UNEB seeks sh28.1bn to enhance exam security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) is seeking sh28.1 billion to among other things enhance security of examinations, certification and construct storage facilities. The matter came up Thursday when a team of UNEB officials led by the Board Executive Secretary, Dan Odongo appeared before the …

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UNEB sets up off-site disaster management centre

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) is setting up an off-site centre to ensure seamless operations in case of any disaster. The move is aimed at strengthening the integrity of UNEB’s systems and infrastructure. A disaster is any sudden, unplanned calamitous event that brings …

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UNEB develops whistle-blower policy to fight exam malpractice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has announced that it is developing a Whistle-blower policy as a means to tame examination malpractice. The announcement was made after the release of the 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results at the Prime Minister’s Office in Kampala. …

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