Education: The first-term exam for the first and second grades of secondary school is paper-based, not electronic

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Saturday 15 January 2022

The Ministry of Education and Technical Education decided to hold the first term exam for the first and second grades in paper and not electronically, and it will be held according to the previously announced schedules in order to facilitate the students, stressing that the main objective of the exams at the secondary level is to determine the students’ understanding of learning outcomes, and to identify the quality of the new assessment questions. .

Dr. Shawki, Minister of Education and Technical Education, said in an audio message to him through his official account on the social networking site “Facebook”, that the examination questions will not come from the evaluation center for setting questions electronically, but will be placed by the first teacher in each school according to the specifications set by the Center. Evaluation of questions provided that exams are held in secured committees.

The Minister of Education explained that students of the first and second grades of secondary school will answer the questions of the mid-year exams for the first and second grades, whether they are essays or multiple-choice in paper form and not electronically, and in the same percentage set by the ministry, which is 70% for multiple-choice questions, 30% for essay questions.

He said that the exams for the first and second grades of secondary school will be in the open book system, indicating that it will be prohibited to bring textbooks to the exam, as the Ministry will distribute the concepts and laws paper to students in the subject for use during the exam as an alternative to using the textbook.

The Minister of Education announced that students of the first and second grades of secondary school will be allowed to take the tablet during the exam to use the educational materials and digital content on it, whether on the Egyptian Knowledge Bank or electronic textbooks.. He indicated that, as of Sunday, January 16, new applications will be available on the tablet. Students of the first and second grades of secondary school to include textbooks, where the tablet will be the main reference for students throughout the period of paper exams for students of the first and second grades.

Shawky stressed that the decision to hold exams on paper and not electronically will not be applied to third-year students, noting that the details of the high school exams will be fully revealed during the month of February, after the end of the mid-year vacation.

The minister indicated that experimental exams for the first and second grades of secondary school will be held during the second semester, with the aim of training in electronic exams before entering the third grade of secondary school.

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