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Bauchi State Govt abolishes automatic admission to students

Rabiu Ishad Mohammed

Bauchi State Government has abolished the practice of automatic admission to students and warned relevant stakeholders against examination malpractice among other negative tendencies aimed at improving students learning process.

The state commissioner Ministry of Education Dr. Jamila Dahiru stated this when she hosted a one day educational stakeholders meeting to enhance 2024 Basic Education Certificate Examination held at the Ministry’s headquarters

In a Press Statement, signed by the ministry’s Information Officer Jalaludeen Usman and made available to newsmen indicated that, the meeting was attended by various educational stakeholders to deliberate on potential changes and improvements to the BECE process to include representatives from ANCOPS, PTA, SBMC, NAPS, NUT, and APSCON.

The Commissioner also in the statement said the state government has approved a reduction in this year’s BECE fees from 1500 to 1000 and adjustment of the registration aimed to facilitate increase enrollment and retention in schools process as well at accommodating more students.

Dr. Dahiru expressed satisfaction with the consistent improvement in students’ performance over the years, attributing it to the collective efforts of stakeholders and the Ministry’s policies.

She directed proprietors of private schools in the state to operate in compliance with the Ministry’s policies where she mandated them to register and have their students write the Basic Education Certificate Examination

Dr. Jamila Dahiru expressed gratitude to the educational key stakeholders for attending and contributions towards fostering a robust educational standard in state.
Bauchi State Govt abolishes automatic admission to student.


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