Mmegi Online :: BEC finally admits BGCSE probe
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Monday 26 September 2016, 18:00 pm.
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BEC finally admits BGCSE probe

Investigations into allegations that Form Five examination papers were leaked ahead of time are underway, Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has finally admitted.
By Staff Writer Tue 27 Sep 2016, 08:58 am (GMT +2)
Mmegi Online :: BEC finally admits BGCSE probe








A week ago, BEC's principal public relations officer, Charles Keikotlhae, said he was unaware of any exam leaks or probe into them."During marks assessment, a suspicious pattern of responses was observed and an investigation was initiated and it is still ongoing," he said yesterday.

Keikotlhae added that the problem was not nationwide. He would not say whether the probe was also looking into private centres or any candidates who sat the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Examinations (BGCSE)
Sources close to the examinations body say candidates arranged their answers exactly as they were put in the marking keys. Information reaching Mmegi is that the pattern was initially noticed at private centres but school candidacy was also involved at

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a later stage.

Meanwhile, BEC said it would release a statement to bring the public up to date on the release of BGCSE results "soon". In addition to conventional school examinations, BEC offers examination services to private centres which enrol candidates who re-write exams to improve their grades.

In 2012, the following administered the BGSCE: Gaborone Private Centre, Tsholofelo Private Centre, Lobatse Private Centre, Palapye Private Centre, Serowe Private Centre, Selebi-Phikwe Private Centre, Tlokweng Private Centre, Francistown Private Centre and Lesedi Private Centre. Others were Mahalapye Private Centre, Naledi Private Centre, Woodhall Private Centre, Babusi Private Centre, Kasane Private Centre, Kang Private Centre, Maun Private Centre, Letlhakane Bocodol, Francistown Private Centre (Bocodol) and Gaborone West Private Centre.

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