Mary Kisakye, a second-year student of Computer studies wonders how the university will run the exams without lecturers. Kisakye is also worried about getting last-minute pressure to accomplish course works and do exams at the same time in case lecturers decided to resume teaching.
Prof. Ring, the dean of Teacher Education at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland, criticized the current form of assessment which offers a uniform and standardized examination which she argues cannot reflect the competence of each learner considering individual differences.
Abdon Ariho Rutega, the academic registrar Bishop Stuart University, says the disciplinary committee scrutnised each of the implicated students on May 22nd and resolved to refer their case to the university council and senate for a final decision.
Theres been a drop in completion rates in business and technical examinations according to the results released by the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board UBTEB. Onesmus Oyesigye, Executive Secretary UBTEB, says absenteeism was caused by those who abandoned school and proceeded to the world of work after obtaining some competences.
Geoffrey Osinde, a 20 year old student at Syoka secondary school located in Mutumba sub county Namayingo district sat for his first geography examinations under police protection after he was earlier arrested for allegedly defiling a 16 year old girl.