Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Students Failures: Ekiti Calls For Re-Enrollment In Remedial Colleges

November 23, 2012

Ekiti State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Eniola Ajayi has advised students willing to retake their Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination to register in any of the Remedial Colleges established in the 16 Local Government Areas in the State.

Speaking at a forum in Ado Ekiti, the Commissioner explained that the Remedial Colleges were established to accommodate students that had deficiencies in their school certificate results, saying that the programme was to provide opportunities to make up for such deficiencies.

Dr. Ajayi who noted that government has restricted the re-enrollment of students into Senior Secondary School 3 classes as part of the reforms aimed at improving the standard of education in the state.
She said that the Remedial Colleges was to provide necessary coaching for repeaters in an environment conducive for teaching and learning without the attendant social devaluation and embarrassment that
ordinarily confront repeaters.
According to her, the Colleges would run from 8:00am to 2:00pm daily like all other Government Schools adding that the accepted uniform for students is white and black.
Speaking on the criteria for admission into these Colleges the Commissioner said that candidates with deficiencies in English and Mathematics with 3 credits and 2 passes and between the ages of 16-22 years who passed the qualifying examination can be admitted in SS3 classes in the remedial schools and are eligible to write WAEC and NECO examinations while those with lower grades will start in SSII.

She said that candidates that are older than 22 years with result beyond 2007 would have to register for Nov/Dec. SSCE (Private) WAEC and NECO adding that they must be ready to attend evening coaching
organised by government.

Last modified: November 23, 2012

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