The League of Muslim School Proprietors (LEAMPS) has adopted the Computer Based Test (CBT) and e-marking technology for improved performance in the conduct of examinations.
Addressing reporters at the 10th edition of the yearly training exercise of its Local Examination Council, (LEC) the Registrar, Yekeen Raji, said education is a means of empowerment and efforts must be made to prepare students for lifetime challenges.
He explained that the computer-based test is a channel for testing the preparedness of pupils for statutory examinations.
He stated that the LEC came up in 2005-2006 when the federal government stopped conducting entrance examination to primary school pupils.
“We decided to start testing our children to ensure that the teachers are getting it right and if they have problems we would be able to advice them accordingly.
Besides, the registrar noted hat the LEC is an avenue for students to write external examinations and also weigh the performance of teachers.
Raji who harped on qualitative education said this is the only avenue to address the myriad of problems confronting the society particularly insecurity and other social vices.
Raji said, to ensure better performance, analysis of candidates’
He then appealed to the federal government to assist private school owners with soft loans and land allocation in their quest to improve on the nation’s educational system.