The west african examinations council, waec, has decried the rate of examination malpractice among students, adding that students now. Nigerian educational system suffers from the examination malpractice for a long time it is said that nigerian academic certificates are worthless and are no more . War against examination malpractice home articles education war against examination malpractice war against examination malpractice 0 education. The probe into the examination malpractice was commissioned on according to the report, students engaged in the malpractice either with. Korb, k a (2009) mental health and exam malpractice: theory of test design is prediction, not deception the nigerian educational psychologist, 7, 96-104.
Examination malpractice: challenges to human resource development in nigeria paul, salisu ojonemi1 wada enejoh 2 audu enejoh3&omisore,. Exam boards say whatsapp, smartwatches and phones have created new opportunities for cheating. This article examined the nature of examination malpractice in a tertiary institution in nigeria a sample size of students was selected in addition. Looking beyond the sierra leone law school examination malpractice saga by rashid dumbuya esq just recently, i heard and read a shocking public notice.
Last year, waec implemented two new strategies aimed at curbing exam malpractice one was the biometric verification mobile app and the. Daily trust: the federal university dutsinma has dismissed three lecturers and nine students for their involvement in examination malpractices. Introduction examination malpractice is a threat to the mission of education and an obstruction to the aims and integrity of examinations (nuss 1984, fass 19.
Examination malpractice is not a new phenomenon in nigeria abdullahi (2009) reported that the first examination malpractice in nigeria occurred in 1914. This is vital for eradicating examination malpractice on the part of the students there is a disenchantingly slow evolution of ict use in the invigilation of students . Find links to jcq documents covering exam rules and guidelines so you understand what is considered to be malpractice and how to avoid it, and what to do if. Examination malpractice has been embraced by all and sundry in nigeria, people no longer see it as a crime any longer, both the old and young engage in the.
Abstract the study investigated socio-economic factors as attributes for examination malpractice among secondary school students in cross river state- nigeria. What is examination malpractice malpractice is defined as any deliberate act of wrong doing, contrary to the rules of examinations designed to give a. Niger postgrad med j 2011 sep18(3):191-6 examination malpractice in our medical schools: prevalence and import on tomorrow's doctors aderounmu ao(1 ). Examination malpractice has been defined variously by many authors some ten ( 10) definitions/views are presented here: (i) chukwuemeka (1982) referred to.
Abstract: examination malpractice has become an epidemic in the nation's educational system this study seeks to assess the pattern of examination. Andrea squires sets out some of the lessons learned from investigating cases of cheating and exam malpractice with an increasing spotlight. The west african examination council (waec) has withheld over 44, 000 private wassce results on allegations of examination malpractice,.