Preparations for 2018 TVET examinations are almost over- Head teachers.

Today Workforce Development Authority officials have met the District Education Officers and some of the TVET schools head Teachers in the organizing meeting of the 2018 TVET examinations, scheduled form 19th until 28 September.
As the preparation for the eighth examinations have almost completed across the country, the head teachers have counselled against abetting malpractices during the examinations as Rwanda seeking for competent driving labour market.
“We highly recommend the schools to keep their high integrity during the examinations and avoid anything of abetting the students into malpractices,” said Theodore Habimana, the Standards and Guidelines forTVET quality Specialist at Rwanda Workforce Development Authority.
within this academic year, six more agriculture trades that have started teaching in line with the competence-based curriculum will sit for the national examinations.
According to Habimana, under the new ear the teaching and examinations will be different as it used to be with students provided with the time to setting practically their knowledge.
“Under the competence based examination the candidates are enabled to showcase what they are capable of doing not what they have memorized in their head,” said Habimana The head teachers said the preparations are almost complete. According to Ezechiel Ndahiriwe, the head teacher of College Apape from Kicukiro district, as the preparations are almost complete they have now turned attention on the working out the students on the examination guidelines.
 
TVET students that sit for examination are increasing on yearly basis. The numbers have grown from 16, 000 candidates sat for TVET examination in 2011 to 21, 788 candidates from TVET schools and 1, 324 private candidates that will sit for this years’. The TVET examination started to be undertaken in 2011.  
 

During the 2018 examination, over 118 Centers will host the students from 184 schools that will do examinations clustered in 25 trades/ domains that will be assessed by 975 assessors.

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