PM says exams for Forms 3, 5 & 6 will go ahead NOT cancelled as rumoured
Prime Minister Manasseh has announced that all national exams for forms 3, 5 and 6 will be administered this year and not cancelled as rumour.
Speaking during his Monday national address on COVID-19, Sogavare said: “In relation to schools in the country, I am aware that there have been rumours going around that the Form 3 National Examinations will be cancelled this year.
“I would like to make it clear that these rumours are NOT true. Form 3 exams will still be administered this year as well as for Forms 5 & 6 examinations. It is advisable that school principals, teachers, parents and students take note of this.”
Meanwhile he said the ministry of education together with the National Disaster Operations Centre has begun the process in sending out the Incidental Standard Operating Procedures to all Emergency Zone Schools in Honiara including Selwyn College, Betikama Adventist College and St Joseph’s Tenaru.
Sogavare encouraged schools to also draft and plan their COVID-19 plans to test its effectiveness using their own drills.
He said the Government through its relevant ministries are also currently working on a national simulation exercise for selected schools in Honiara, which will be made known in the coming days.