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  The Federal Ministry of Education has organized a review meeting on the harmonization of the Basic Education Certificate Examination BECE to eliminate the disparity in its quality and standard at the national level The Nigerian News Agency reports that the fifth edition of the two day meeting which started on Wednesday in Ilorin is for Registrars and Chief Executive Officers of state examination bodies and FCTs The Director of the Department of Basic Education at the Federal Ministry of Education Ms Folake Olatunji David said the meeting would provide another opportunity to take stock of progress and weak areas in the education sector Olatunji David Represented Director of Basic Secondary Education Ms Edith Osanyinpeju said the meeting was to harmonize BECE procedures aligning with education policy guidelines in all states This is to advance the course of integrated national development We want to make sure that the test instrument at the Basic Education level is generally of the same standard and that the Basic Education Certificate obtained is universally acceptable for admission to any upper secondary school nationwide Therefore I commend all State Registrars Directors and FCT examination bodies to refocus develop and establish a realistic tradition that will help achieve effective and lasting BECE harmonization and standardization across the country said In his remarks the Executive Secretary of the Commission for Universal Basic Education Mr Hamid Bobboyi said that the commission attaches great importance to achieving better learning outcomes of secondary school students in BECE Bobboyi Represented Director Quality Assurance Federal Ministry of Education Alhaji Abdulquadr Ibrahim said that the quality of learning outcomes at this level can affect student performance at the higher education level which has a major impact throughout the educational system The Permanent Secretary of the Kwara Ministry of Education Ms Kemi Adeosun said that as the BECE is the minimum compulsory certificate in Nigeria it is important to give the examination full attention to standardize its results This is the base in Nigeria today and we must strive to get it right from the start The meeting is a necessity to expedite the conduct of the exam and discuss best practices and encourage all states including the FCT to adopt the same modality to improve the activities of the Basic Exam he said In addition Kwara Ministry of Education Director of Curriculum and Assessment Hajia Risiqat Raji said the meeting will foster proper synergy and cooperation among insiders in planning organizing and standardizing BECE conduct on an annual basis She said that the state as one of the states with experience in conducting BECE was ready to partner with other relevant stakeholders through relevant procedures information sharing aimed at ensuring quality education and learning Presenting a paper at the meeting Dr Ayodele Asebiomo of the University of Abuja charged the government to invest more in basic education to tackle the scourge of social vices He said that investment in education would save the government and society more than could be imagined Others at the meeting were Ms Hamdalat Shagaya Deputy Director Curriculum and Assessment Kwara Ministry of Education and Alhaji Abdullateef Idiagbon who represented the President Kwara SUBEB Prof Shehu Adaramaja reports that the meeting was organized by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Kwara Ministry of Education and the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board SUBEB edited Source Credit NAN
FG moves to harmonise standard of BECE

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The Federal Ministry of Education has organized a review meeting on the harmonization of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to eliminate the disparity in its quality and standard at the national level.

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News Agency

The Nigerian News Agency reports that the fifth edition of the two-day meeting which started on Wednesday in Ilorin is for Registrars and Chief Executive Officers of state examination bodies and FCTs.

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Director of the Department of Basic Education

The Director of the Department of Basic Education at the Federal Ministry of Education, Ms. Folake Olatunji-David, said the meeting would provide another opportunity to take stock of progress and weak areas in the education sector.

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Represented Director of Basic Secondary Education

Olatunji-David, Represented Director of Basic Secondary Education, Ms. Edith Osanyinpeju, said the meeting was to harmonize BECE procedures aligning with education policy guidelines in all states.

”This is to advance the course of integrated national development.

Basic Education

“We want to make sure that the test instrument at the Basic Education level is generally of the same standard and that the Basic Education Certificate obtained is universally acceptable for admission to any upper secondary school nationwide.

State Registrars

“Therefore, I commend all State Registrars/Directors and FCT examination bodies to refocus, develop and establish a realistic tradition that will help achieve effective and lasting BECE harmonization and standardization across the country.” said.

Executive Secretary of the Commission for Universal Basic Education

In his remarks, the Executive Secretary of the Commission for Universal Basic Education, Mr. Hamid Bobboyi, said that the commission attaches great importance to achieving better learning outcomes of secondary school students in BECE.

Represented Director

Bobboyi, Represented Director, Quality Assurance, Federal Ministry of Education, Alhaji Abdulquadr Ibrahim, said that the quality of learning outcomes at this level can affect student performance at the higher education level, which has a major impact. throughout the educational system.

Permanent Secretary

The Permanent Secretary of the Kwara Ministry of Education, Ms. Kemi Adeosun, said that as the BECE is the minimum compulsory certificate in Nigeria, it is important to give the examination full attention to standardize its results.

”This is the base in Nigeria today and we must strive to get it right from the start.

Basic Exam

“The meeting is a necessity to expedite the conduct of the exam and discuss best practices and encourage all states, including the FCT, to adopt the same modality to improve the activities of the Basic Exam,” he said.

Kwara Ministry of Education Director of Curriculum and Assessment Hajia Risiqat Raji

In addition, Kwara Ministry of Education Director of Curriculum and Assessment Hajia Risiqat Raji said the meeting will foster proper synergy and cooperation among insiders in planning, organizing and standardizing BECE conduct on an annual basis.

She said that the state, as one of the states with experience in conducting BECE, was ready to partner with other relevant stakeholders through relevant procedures, information sharing aimed at ensuring quality education and learning.

Ayodele Asebiomo

Presenting a paper at the meeting, Dr Ayodele Asebiomo of the University of Abuja charged the government to invest more in basic education to tackle the scourge of social vices.

He said that investment in education would save the government and society more than could be imagined.

Hamdalat Shagaya

Others at the meeting were Ms. Hamdalat Shagaya, Deputy Director, Curriculum and Assessment, Kwara Ministry of Education, and Alhaji Abdullateef Idiagbon, who represented the President, Kwara SUBEB, Prof. Shehu Adaramaja.

Ministry of Education

reports that the meeting was organized by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Kwara Ministry of Education and the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).

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Source Credit: NAN

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