Candidates sitting for this yr’s West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) and Nationwide Examination Council (NECO) examinations would know once they could be writing the papers after the COVID-19 lockdown.
Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Training, stated this on the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 each day press briefing on Tuesday in Abuja.
He stated that WAEC and NECO examinations had been postponed indefinitely over COVID-19 however added that the ministry would quickly announce the time for the examination when the lockdown was over.
Nwajiuba stated that the ministry was engaged on how college could be reopened after the lockdown, including that no one might reopen college besides it was coordinated by the Ministry of Training.
He stated that pupil had been suggested to study by way of on-line platforms, stating that the ministry was working with Common Primary Training (UBEC) and the State Primary Training Board (SUBEB) to ease the method.
Based on him, 15 states together with Lagos and Anambra have already commenced studying by radio in accordance with accepted customary, whereas additionally working with NTA and Radio Nigeria to offer instructional contents.
The minister stated that the largest problem had been kids with no entry to the Web, including that the ministry was working to offer studying for these classes by terrestrial platforms.
He stated some tertiary establishments had commenced on-line studying, including that the general public establishment should leverage on such to have interaction the scholars, noting that help from stakeholders to attain such had been super.
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“We’re working with any stakeholders that may help our plans by offering platform for our college students to study,” he stated.
He allayed concern over the closure of the Nationwide Open College (NOUN), including that they’d quickly resume after the lockdown. (NAN)