Public Service Broadcasting and the Fight against Examination Malpractice in Ebonyi State (Published)
A sample size of 360 respondents were selected. Cluster-multi-stage sampling technique was adopted. Data were collected from primary and secondary sources. Tables and simple percentages were used for data analysis and presentation and charts, while simple descriptive analysis was used to infer meaning from the data in the table for analysis. Findings show that Ebonyi Broadcast Corporation (EBBC) campaign against examination malpractice in Ebonyi State, students of Ebonyi State University Abakaliki listen to EBBC campaign against examination malpractice, respondents were aware of the war against examination malpractices in Ebonyi State. The study recommends that sound educational policy should be put in place and the supremacy of certificates over skills and professional competences should be de-emphasized. It further recommends appointment of supervisors of proven integrity who are independent of the examinations centers, as well as adequate remuneration of invigilators and supervisors for greater commitment to their job.
Citation: Nweze Samuel ; Nwigwe, Chikaodili Nicholas; Nwafor, Ezinne Comfort; Ekuma, Celestina Amaka; Akpama, Alice Mbang; Anyachonkeya Chinwe Patience; Nwamba, Jane Irene (2019) Public Service Broadcasting and the Fight against Examination Malpractice in Ebonyi State, Global Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.7, No.4, pp.78-93
This research study was carried out to investigate the cause of examination malpractice in Nigeria schools. The paper highlighted factors responsible for examination malpractice, students and their level of knowledge and skill acquisition, school facilities and environment, role of government agencies, supervisory role of school administration, political undertone and government insensitivity to educational needs, solution to examination malpractice in schools.