The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Abayomi Arigbabu has disclosed that learners performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) would be a determinant for placement into the senior secondary classes.
The Commissioner made this known while leading the team from the ministry to Odeda and Abeokuta South Local Government Areas of the state to monitor the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), he said the examination would be a true reflection of their soundness in different subjects.
Arigbabu revealed that with the introduction of technology, results of the examination would be released in no time, while he commended schools administrators for injecting a lot of ingenuity into their responsibilities, with the sitting arrangements of the learners, ensuring conducive environment and proper supervision during the examination.
“For this year BECE, we have improved with the examination process, with the integration of technology and other logistics put in place, and we hope that with the early release of results, schools will be able to use it to stream their learners into various classes at the Senior Secondary School One level. We want BECE to be a true reflection of the learners performance”, Arigbabu explained.
The commissioner revealed that there has been significant improvement in the conduct of this year examination due to the integration of technology and logistics put in place to ensure smooth conduct of the exercise.
He therefore advised the learners to be of good behavior during the period of the examination, put in their best while he prayed that God would crown their effort with success.
Some of the schools visited includes, Salawu Abiola Comprehensive High School, Osiele, Nawair-Ud-Deen Grammar School, Obantoko, Federal College of Education Model Secondary School, Osiele and Nawair-Ud-Deen High School, Isabo.