Forms and Consequences of Examination Malpractices’ in Nigeria’s Schools and Universities: What Should the Stakeholders Do?

  • Ayanniyi B. Alhassan Ph.D (Wales), MNAE, FCAI, FNIER, SFIARSA Dean, Faculty of Education
  • Anya, Chidimma Adamma Ph.D (Lagos). Dept. of Educational Foundations, Federal University Gusau

Abstract

Education, being a process of teaching and learning is evaluated through examination at the end of the learning period. The paper defined the concepts of examination, malpractice, examination malpractice and its numerous forms and sorting. It revealed the origin of examination malpractice in Nigeria, identified the traces of intended malpractices and explained the causal factors of examination malpractices. The paper highlighted the effects and consequences of examination malpractices in Schools and Universities and the efforts made to curb examination misconduct. Finally, while emphasising the urgent need for institutions to embrace integrity on a sustainable basis, the paper x-rayed what the stakeholders should do to remedy the odious and unacceptable behaviour of examination malpractices.

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Alhassan, A. B., and A. Adamma. “Forms and Consequences of Examination Malpractices’ in Nigeria’s Schools and Universities: What Should the Stakeholders Do?”. International Journal of Education, Training and Learning, Vol. 1, no. 1, Apr. 2017, pp. 9-21, doi:https://doi.org/10.33094/6.2017.11.9.21. Accessed 26 Mar. 2019.
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