The Student Evaluation Department of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has emphasised the necessity of adherence to the application of precautionary and preventive measures inside and outside the general secondary examination halls in schools.
The Department also stressed the necessity of adherence to the numbers permitted in the examination halls.
This came in a meeting held by the administration with school principals and supervisors at high school exams headquarters, in the framework of preparing for the end of the first semester exams for the year 2020-2021.
The meeting discussed the procedures followed in the secondary examinations and stressed the need to implement them.
It also touched on the precautionary procedures followed inside and outside the halls, where all public and private schools that apply national standards must fully adhere to the application of precautionary measures.
The Student Evaluation Department also stressed the need to adhere to the numbers allowed in the examination halls, so that the number of students in classrooms does not exceed a maximum of 15, and does not exceed a maximum of 60 in the sports hall.
The meeting also discussed the procedures adopted to confront cases of cheating and handle such cases in light of the student evaluation policy.
In this context, Assistant Director of Student Assessment Department Iman al-Mohannadi highlighted the Ministry of Education and Higher Education's keenness to inform school principals and committees about the procedures for the exam period to ensure that it is managed as required and to provide a safe exam environment for all students.
High school diploma exams will start from today and end on December 15.