TSC warns on exams cheating
SEE ALSO :State announces 5,000 jobs for tutorsUnder new rules introduced two years ago, school heads act as centre managers who also pick up examination question papers and return answer sheets after the end of each day’s tests. “You will play a crucial role in ensuring that the rules, regulations and guidelines governing the conduct of national examinations are strictly adhered to by all stakeholders,” Macharia told the school heads. She warned teachers that they have a special duty to maintain, uphold and promote professionalism in the teaching service, including ensuring that examinations are credible. “We must guarantee that national examinations are conducted in a transparent and accountable manner in accordance with set standards and international best practices,” she wrote. She urged the teachers to “remain vigilant during this examination period, maintain the ethics governing the teaching profession and ensure that any form of examinations irregularity is detected and forestalled”. She asked the teachers to take appropriate action to remedy any form of cheating in line with relevant laws and regulations.
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