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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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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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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 …

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THIS WEEK: UNEB scraps chemistry, physics practical exams

THIS WEEK: UNEB scraps chemistry, physics practical exams Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Effective next year, candidates sitting for Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) will not sit for the physics, chemistry and biology alternative practical examinations after the reasons for their introduction were found to be no longer valid. Commenting …

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THIS WEEK: Exam leak rocks UNEB

THIS WEEK: Exam leak rocks UNEB Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Examinations Board is engulfed in scandal as it tries to contain leaking of exams in the ongoing Uganda Certificate of Examinations (UCE). Six people have been arrested so far and a headmaster is reportedly on the run …

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THIS WEEK: National policy on exams in the works

THIS WEEK: National policy on exams in the works Stakeholders in the education sector have agreed to formulate a national policy on learners’ assessment and examination system. The policy will give guidelines on how to assess progress of learners to help teachers understand the learners’ abilities better. There have been …

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Fort Portal tops Uganda PLE results

Fort Portal Municipal Council in western Uganda had the highest percentage number of pupils passing the 2016 Primary Leaving Results (PLE) released today. Fort Portal Municipal Council had a 99.9% pass rate, followed by Entebbe 99.3%,  Ntungamo 99.2% and Rukungiri 91%. Others in the top 10 districts include Jinja Municipal …

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