Govt suspends continuous assessment of pupils

Government has suspended the controversial continuous assessment regime for Ordinary Level and Advanced Level pupils that was meant to start this year. Under the regime, O-Level and A-Level pupils were expected from this year to be graded on the basis of combined marks for continuous assessment and final examinations in keeping with provisions of the updated education curriculum. According to the new rules, pupils who would have failed examinations were required to supplement within two years, after which one would be forced to go back to class if failing persisted. Read more here.