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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chemistry and biology alternative practical examinations after the reasons for their introduction were found to be no longer valid.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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UNEB experiment goes wrong

By Ronald Musoke 2014 O’Level results show how performance in Sciences is not about to improve It was the usual routine when, on Feb.3, the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) released results of the 2014 O’Level national examinations. Results of 1,936 students from 31 examination centres in 20 districts around …

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UNEB releases 2014 PLE results

As Mathew Bukenya, the executive secretary of the Uganda National Examinations Board announced results for the 2014 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) he had both good and bad news for the candidates, parents, local leaders as well as policy makers. First, Bukenya said the overall performance of candidates in 2014 was …

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UNEB releases A-level results

By Ronald Musoke The Uganda National Examinations Board has finally released the 2013 A-level results today, March 27, with female candidates beating their male counterparts in the humanities. A total of 116,190 candidates registered for the 2013 examination from 1,710 centres compared to 111,456 candidates from 1334 centres in 2012. …

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UNEB releases 2013 UCE results

By Ian Katusiime  Uganda National Examinations Board released UCE results with notable examination malpractice in science subjects. A total of 289,012 students sat for the examinations marking a 10% increment compared to the 262,987 who sat last year. The Minister of Education Jessica Alupo attributed this to Universal Secondary Education …

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UNEB’s tough guy

By Joan Akello Is Fagil Mandy fighting for change at national exam body or is it all about money? When President YoweriMuseveniappointed him chairmanof the board of the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) in July 2012 ,it was a dream come true for Fagil Musa Mandy. At his installation ceremony …

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