Mass failure in public examinations

causes and problems : proceedings of the National Conference on Mass Failure in Public Examinations, 21st-25th April 1986 by National Conference on Mass Failure in Public Examinations (1986 University of Ibadan)

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books (Nigeria) in Ibadan

Written in English
Published: Pages: 290 Downloads: 343
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  • Nigeria

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  • Education -- Nigeria -- Evaluation -- Congresses.,
  • Examinations -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-285).

Statementedited by Ayorinde Dada ; [sponsored by] Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan.
ContributionsDada, Ayorinde., University of Ibadan. Faculty of Education.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA1631 .N38 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2239670M
ISBN 109781296372
LC Control Number89110881
OCLC/WorldCa19859510

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The Senate has launched parallel investigations into mass failure of students sitting the Bar examination at the Kenya School of Law (KSL) in the past eight years.   Law School Reacts To Mass Failure Of Bar Exams. Public Relation of the Nigerian Law School, Mr Chinedu Ukekwe, no re-sit candidate shall be allowed at the bar final examinations . is a platform for academics to share research papers. CS blames students for mass failure in KCSE Thursday, Febru The figure inclu slots in public in private universities. This means that the available slots.

When asked for his own opinion on the mass failure in his faculty, a level student identified different factors like cramming, imbalanced examination timetable, bad style of teaching and inadequate preparation of students for examinations. He expatiated as follows: “La cram, La pour. Not everyone has the capacity to cram bulky content.   Over students of the Nigeria Law School have decried the mass failure at the Bar examinations. The students who paid over N, for the one year programme lamented that over 70 per cent of them failed the examination, that is a prerequisite for them to be called to Bar. This raises questions over the mass failure of candidates and the future of those who did not make the cut. A Nation analysis of the results indicates that a total of , candidates scored C. See -The Examinations Process Part II – Americans with Disabilities Act. 9. What is the passing score for each part of the two- part examination? See -The Examination Process Part V- Examinations. What materials are allowed in the examinations? The Examination Process Part IV – Items allowed/ used as an aid during an examination.

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Mass Failure in Public Examinations: Causes and Problems: Proceedings of the National Conference on Mass Failure in Public Examinations, 21stth April Ayorinde Dada.

Heinemann Educational Books (Nigeria), - Education - pages. 2 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as Reviews: 2. Mass failure is no more news in our ears, we hear of it almost every day.

When examination results are being released, massive failure question now is, “who are the major people responsible for the massive failure in examinations?” Students, parents, government, the school and other people are responsible for the high rate of.

There is a dreadful monster limiting the achievement of this feat – MASS FAILURE in West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the National Examination Council (NECO) exams.

This has turned to be a sore in the wound. The issue of mass failure in public examinations is worrisome to everyone but this can be tackled if we know the cause of the problem.

We all know that these students are the leaders of tomorrow and if their future is jeopardized, this will ultimately affect the future generation. Abuja, Jos, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Kaduna — Graduating students in secondary schools across the country yesterday expressed joy over the reopening of schools for them to write their final year.

Mass Failure Recorded / Causes Of Mass-Failure In Public Examinations In Nigeria -By Tayo Demola (1) Reasons For Mass Failure In Public Examinations by emmyasam95(m): am On ; A lot of mass failures in various examination are now been recorded yearly.

The recent WAEC results have shown that over 68 percent of the   The Provost of the Federal College of Education (FCE), Okene, Dr Iyela Ajayi, has identified dying culture of reading among students as the major cause of mass failure in public examinations.

This has posed a lot of problem to every dick and harry. Eze () posits that: The rate and degree of mass failure by senior secondary school students at the external examinations conducted by the West African Examinations Council must now be a problem of national concern (P).

Causes of mass failure in senior school certificate mathematics examinations 1. Journal of Education and Practice N (Paper) ISSN X (Online)Vol 3, No.8, Causes of Mass Failure in Senior School Certificate Mathematics Examinations As Viewed By Secondary School Teachers and Students in Ondo, Nigeria.

Parliament Saves Law Students On Mass Failure. By Thomas Fosu Jnr. Parliament has recommended to the Ghana School of Law (GSL) and General Legal Council (GLC) to immediately reduce the re-marking fee for New Professional Law Course Examinations at.

In Qatar, the percentage of students who had to repeat their grade in public schools was 5% during the academic year / which decreased to 2% in / academic years.

Although the rate of school failure is known the true causes and characteristics remain hidden and unknown as no earlier studies were conducted in this setting. The study examined the causes of Mass failure in Senior School Certificate Mathematics examinations as viewed by Secondary School Teachers and Students in Ondo, Nigeria.

The Senior Secondary School teachers and students were involved as population for the study. teachers and Following the mass failure of the WASSCE where 83% of the candidates failed.

There is a need to ask ourselves “Why are students always failing WAEC?”, why the mass failure. What are the causes of the failure and what can be done to prevent them has always been the.

In philosophical view of these causes, this study therefore is specifically designed to assess the factors associated with mass failure of Accounting education in junior secondary school certificate examination in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State.

factors associated with mass failure. The poor performance has led to unacceptable mass failure in Mathematics”, adding that the book is based on extensive research and study by the author, of the past WAEC and other examinations.

examination also has implications for poverty, poor sustainability and mass failure in public examinations. Because energy is channeled to strategies for cheating in examinations. West Africa: Secondary School Learners Optimistic as Teachers, Parents Fear Mass Failure Abuja, Jos, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Kaduna — Graduating students in secondary schools across the country yesterday expressed joy over the reopening of schools for them to write their final year examinations.

Finally, it is obvious that the findings of the study will definitely aspire the researcher to seek for possible suggestions and recommendations to students, teachers, parents, sponsor and government to bring an end to student mass failure of mathematics in a such external junior certificate examination and to improve student performance in the future examination in these schools and other.

Mass failure recorded in public examinations such as NECO and WAEC should not be seen as something strange but the outcome of various efforts by civil society to. Among the failures, about 90% fail the English section (Nigeria Education Statistical Book, ). PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The main objectives of this study are to: i.

Find out the factors responsible for mass failure of students in English language in Egor Local Government Area. A CRITICAL ANAYSIS OF THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF MASS FAILURE IN MATHEMATICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS (A CASE STUDY OF UYO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA) In recent years, student academic achievement in senior secondary school certificate examination mathematics.

The word “Mathematics” is a Greek word, meaning things that are learned. Free Online Library: Blame The System, Not Students, For Mass Failure In Public Examinations -Dr Marinho.

by "Nigerian Tribune (Oyo State, Nigeria)"; News. education system, poor performance is recorded in public examinations in recent time.

This poor performance in mathematics is one of the major reason for decline in science and technology courses and development, even though FGN, () emphasis on ratio in favour of sciences in the area of admission into higher institutions.

Among the failures, about 90% fail the English section (Nigeria Education Statistical Book, ). PURPOSE OF THE STUDY; The main objectives of this study are to: i. Find out the factors responsible for mass failure of students in English language in Egor Local Government Area.

Mass failure in such public exams is becoming the norm in Liberia’s education sector. This is an academic crisis and I think that President George Weah needs to declare a state of emergency in the education sector.

Indeed, the education sector needs some reforms. What a dismal performance. Keywords: School library, panacea, mass failure, examination. Introduction For quite some time now, there has been growing concern about mass failure in Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

The legislators are not. Ebele Eko, 3 books Rafiu A. Adeshina, 2 books Ernest Emenyonu, 2 books Chinwe Agbakoba, 2 books Augustus Adebayo, 2 books Chidi Ikonné, 2 books C.

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A former Director of the Ghana School of Law, Mr Kwaku Ansah-Asare has accused the General Legal Council of perpetrating fraud by deliberately limiting the number of students to be admitted into the law school, ABC News can report. According to Ansah-Asare, the General Legal Council is being hard handed with the handling of the law examinations, resulting in the mass failure.

AN INVESTIGATIVE STUDY ON THE CAUSES OF MASS FAILURE IN MATHEMATICS IN EXTERNAL EXAMINATIONS (A CASE STUDY OF IJEBU NORTH LGA OGUN STATE), Free Undergraduate Project Topics, Research Materials, Education project topics, Economics project topics, computer science project topics, Hire a data analyst.

a wheel, the public examinations are fabricating a rat race to endorse the success or failure of a student. The suicides of some desperate st udents who have failed in examinations or not.

Regarding Course Completion Requirements of CMR (1)(b), CMR (1)(b), CMR (1)(b)(1) and CMR (1)(b)(1) to be met by Apprentices who have Enrolled in Education Programs to Qualify for Examination and Licensure as a Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, System Contractor or Systems Technician.This study was on the factors associated with mass failure of students in the English language in secondary schools in Nsukka L.G.A of Enugu State.

Using simple random sampling procedures, the researchers drew students and 50 teachers from nine state owned secondary school of Enugu State.Few months earlier, a similar mass failure struck the school when more than 90 percent of the students who wrote the Ghana Bar exams failed, sparking agitation amongst the students.

In a recent statement, the Student leadership of the school, stated that they shall present a petition to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the.