By Uzo Ugwunze :
Ojoto (Idemili South
LGA), July 18, 2019 (MOI) In a bid to promote academic excellence, Anambra
State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB) Idemili South LGA, plans to swap
Public Primary School teachers for invigilation of examinations.
They will be expected
through the swapping to record and grade the 2018/2019 promotional
Idemili South LGA, Basic Education Ministry, through ASUBEB, Mrs Anthonia
Enemuo noted that swapping of teachers, was being re-introduced to determine
She explained that
the quality of education in the state was high and in other to maintain it, no
teacher should remain in his or her station during promotional examination.
Mrs Enemuo said that
the swapping which was stopped about a decade ago would now promote qualitative
and objective examination as the results would be more reliable.
``The directive to
reintroduce swapping is to ensure qualitative examination as well as to
determine teachers’ capabilities. When a teacher leaves her school to a new
environment to supervise exams, she will do it without sentiments.
``The children will
not be aided during examinations; they will write what they know, because the
examiner is not their class teacher; the teacher will also mark, record and
grade the pupils,” Enemuo said.
Two teachers, Mrs Anthonia
Onwusika of Community Primary School, Ojoto and Mrs Eucharia Obidimma of Ugwube
Primary School, Oba commended ASUBEB for reintroducing the swapping,
saying that it would compel teachers to sit up.
``It will promote the
quality of education of the pupils, because when you know someone else will
examine your children, you will sit up and give off your best,” Onwusika said.
Mrs Obidimma said:
``swapping is good, all my teachers are at Isu Primary School, Oba while Isu
Teachers are in my school at Oba, saying that the exercise is not without its
The swapping at
Idemili South are as follows: Central School Nnobi/Community Central school
Nnobi; Ebenesi Primary School, Nnobi/Migrant farmers Nnobi; Obi Memorial PS
Nnobi/Ezike PS Nnobi; Agbom PS Nnobi/Central school Nnokwa.
Nnobi/United PS Ngo Nnobi; Community PS Nnokwa/Idemili PS Nnokwa; Ukpaka PS
Nnokwa/Umuoshi PS Alor; Umuokwu PS Alor/Okwu memorial PS Alor; Primary CS
Alor/United PS Alor; Uruezeani PS Alor/Central School Alor; Central school Awka
Etiti/Community PS Awka Etiti;
Union PS Awka
Etiti/Nkolofia PS Awka Etiti; Umunocha PS Awka Etiti/Ogunzele PS Awka Etiti;
Bright PS Oba/Umumpama PS Oba; United PS Awkuzu Oba/Umuezegbogu PS Oba; Isu PS
Oba/Ugwube PS Oba; Central School Oba/Community PS Umuogali Oba;
Others are United PS
Ojoto/Central School Enuogwugwu Ojoto; United PS Umuogali Oba/Oganiru PS Ojoto;
Community PS Ojoto Uno/Uruene PS Ojotouno. (MOI)