By Gulaid Dalha
…the chairman avowed that in secondary schools, 3000 students out of the 10000 failed due to involving cheating and orchestrating the exam. Rampant cheating was curbed by the Ministry this year.
Around 26 000 students sat for Somaliland National Examination. 16 000 were from primary schools while 10000 were from secondary schools.
The chairman of SLNECB Daud Ahmed Farah revealed this during a press conference in Hargeisa where he released the results of 2016/2017 results.
Flanked by the incumbent minister of education Hon. Abdilahi Ibrahim Habbane, the chairman avowed that in secondary schools, 3000 students out of the 10000 failed due to involving cheating and orchestrating the exam. Rampant cheating was curbed by the Ministry this year.
IS EXAM CREDIBILITY AT STAKE?
Remarking the changes this year, Hon. Daud Ahmed Farah stated that his office and the ministry in general has regained its credibility by the slogan of the year ‘quality education plus curbing cheating’.
HABBANE’S WORD OVER FAILED STUDENTS
Abdillahi Ibrahim Habbane who is recognized as the most hardworking minister in Silanyo’s administration has spoken to the failed students and said, “We have the strategic plan of teaching those who failed in a duration of four months. This task will be collaborated by both the ministry and their parents. After this period, the students will take an exam. This is in favor for them.”
The minister also reiterated the importance of making use this opportunity, “The ministry will give an opportunity to these students. We will be in charge of assigning good teachers for the task.”
Education minister, Habbane, has also warned universities against taking failed students. He promised that his ministry will revoke the license if not addressed swiftly.
Examinations were the most successful and devoid of leakages despite the large number of participants and venues this year.