Lawmaker admonishes students on exam ethics
By Jubril Bada
The Chairman, Committee on Education, Science and Technology at the Ondo state House of Assembly, Mr. Olusegun Ajimotoki has admonished students to always maintain compliance and abide by the rules and ethics of examinations.
He gave the admonition during an inspection tour of members of the committee to public secondary schools writing the ongoing West African School Certification Examination (WASSCE) in Akure South Local Government Area of the state.
Ajimotoki in his assessment of the ongoing examination noted that there was no shortage of questions papers adding that strict compliance with examination guidelines was observed in the public secondary schools visited.
He said “We observed in the schools we visited that there was strict compliance to examination ethics which was the basis of our monitoring, because government has done enough to promote qualitative education and it is expected that parents, teachers and students reciprocate the gesture”
The Committee Chairman who identified evaluation is key to qualitative teaching and learning process encouraged teachers to be more proactive in their line of duty.
He posited that proper records of teachers and students must be kept for future use and confidentiality.
His words”The government is doing everything humanly possible to ensure that thorough records of teachers are kept to avoid over-employment and under-employment of teachers”
Ajimotoki reiterated the promise of the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu made during the May Day celebration that recruitment of primary school teachers will soon commence to boost qualitative teaching and learning process.
The schools visited included Aquinas College, Omoluorogbo Grammar School and Akure Secondary Commercial School, all in Akure, the State capital.