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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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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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Absentee candidates causing wastage of resources-UNEB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Absenteeism of candidates during national examinations is causing wastage of resources. According to Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB, 100 candidates countrywide did not turn up for Primary Leaving Examinations-UNEB examinations. Dan Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary, says that candidates that fail to show up for …

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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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UNEB disowns social media PLE papers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board – UNEB has disowned the purported 2019 Primary Leaving Examination –PLE examination papers that circulated on social media over the weekend. The fake Social Studies and Mathematics papers made rounds on social media on Sunday night. However, UNEB warned parents …

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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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Kampala schools set for UCE exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Schools in Kampala are set for the 2019 Uganda Certificate of Education examinations that started on Friday with the briefing of candidates. Most of the schools visited by URN reporter had the briefing in the morning, while others in the afternoon. At Mengo Secondary …

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UNEB fails to pin Buvuma headteacher over malpractice

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Court has tasked Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB to table evidence implicating Siraje Kakomo Musisi, the head teacher Buvuma College School and the UNEB scout, Afema Droti for exam malpractice. UNEB dragged the duo to court for allegedly aiding and abetting examination malpractices during last year’s …

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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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50 Secondary schools under probe for inflating USE enrollment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID is investigating more than 50 private secondary schools on allegations of inflating Universal Secondary Education –USE student enrollment to fleece the government billions of money. Charles Twine, CID Spokesperson, says that a probe is underway to establish how the …

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