The Lagos State Authorities has cancelled the sensible evaluation examination, forward of the conduct of 2020 Fundamental Schooling Certificates Examinations (BECE) for JSS three college students.
The BECE is scheduled to carry as from Tuesday, October sixth to Monday October 12th.
An announcement signed by the Director, Lagos State Examinations Board, Supo Gbadegesin, defined that the evaluation examination has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Final week, the board introduced new dates for the conduct of the 2020 screening check into Lagos State Mannequin Schools and Upgraded Junior Secondary Colleges within the State.
Whereas the Board set from September 26th to 30th for the conduct of the Pc-Based mostly Testing model of the screening, October third was slated for the paper-pencil testing (PPT) model of the examination in all of the six schooling districts.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the Board could be unable to embark on the Sensible Evaluation of Candidates due to the brevity of time out there to her within the conduct of the 2020 Fundamental Schooling Certificates Examination.
“It’s worthy to notice that the Sensible Evaluation should have taken place between March and April 2020 however because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic virus, colleges needed to be closed down to forestall the unfold of the virus.
“The urgency of the schedule examination wouldn’t make the Sensible Evaluation possible.
“All examination papers could be administered in Goal Format for the yr 2020. That is to allow the Board to adapt to the rule of not holding college students within the examination corridor for an extended time frame,” a part of the assertion learn.