Delta Govt Sanctions 41 Teachers for involving in an examination malpractice in the previous West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, 2019.
Notice about the sanction was released on Monday by the Delta Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Patrick Ukah
According to the Commissioner, the decisions is in line with the recommendation of the Examination Ethics Disciplinary Committee of the state.
How Delta Government Sanctions 41 Teachers
“They are to suffer deferment of promotion by one year and banned from the supervision of any school examination for a period of three years.
“I have directed the Post Primary Education Board to implement the deferment of promotions by one year for the 41 affected teachers.
“While others are being sanctioned, P.O. Okolo, is to be given a letter of commendation for a job well done during the examination.
“The principals and examination officers of 13 public secondary schools and one private secondary school indicted for examination malpractice are to be issued with letters of warning by PPEB to desist from acts of negligence,”
Delta Govt Approves Reopening of Schools
The state government also approves the reopening of a secondary school.
Recall that schools were closed down last year for examination malpractice.
A warning letter is issued before giving the school a second chance to abide by laid down examination ethics.
This sanctions impose by the state government serve as a deterrent to others.
Kwara Govt to meet education stakeholders on reopening of schools
The Kwara State Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Fatimah Ahmed, has now confirmed that the ministry will meet all stakeholders in the education sector on Wednesday for ratification on the proposed 2020/2021 academic calendar.
As contained in a statement, she said the ministry has prepared the proposed 2020/2021 academic calendar which may start very soon based on the ratification by education stakeholders.
“Hajia Ahmed also revealed that the Ministry, in conjunction with UBEC, has started sensitization of Head Teachers and Principals on the need to adhere strictly to the NCDC guidelines in order to flatten the curve of Covid-19.”
Since Federal government handed the decision of school resumption to state government, many states have announce and fix date for reopening.