COVID-19: NABTEB Guidelines for Conduct of Exams

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COVID-19: NABTEB Guidelines for Conduct of Exams

National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB has released the guidelines for the conduct of its examinations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The management of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has released the guidelines for the conducts of its various examinations during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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In compliance with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Guidelines on COVID-19 for the conduct of Public Examinations in Nigeria and in line with Guidelines for Schools and Learning Facilities Reopening after COVID-19 Pandemic closures by the Federal Ministry of Education, the following are essential for the safe conduct of NABTEB Examinations:

  • Display of sensitization posters in the school premises to create awareness on COVID-19 pandemic;
  • Availability of running water, soap, alcohol-based sanitizer, infra-red thermometer in schools/examination centres;
  • Compulsory wearing of Nose/Face Masks;
  • Daily use of infrared thermometers at the entrance of schools/examination centres for candidates, staff, examination personnel and all other visitors to the school;
  • Regular and thorough washing of hands with soap under running water or the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers at the school gate and the entrance of examination halls/classrooms;
  • Maintenance of social/physical distancing with at least two (2) metres or six (6) feet apart for sitting arrangement which could necessitate the use of additional halls/classrooms;
  • Prohibition of handshaking, hugging and face touching among candidates, teachers and examination personnel including security officials;
  • Ensuring availability and use of adequate/well ventilated examination halls/classrooms;
  • Maintenance of good sanitary habits and cleanliness in all the school toilets;
  • Provision of First Aid Box;
  • Availability of a separate classroom to be used as Isolation Room for candidates or examination personnel who show any of the COVID-19 symptoms while contact should be made to the nearest NCDC office;
  • Establishment of COVID-19 Task Team in all schools to ensure compliance to the guidelines and keeping appropriate records of all health related cases;
  • Ensuring daily fumigation/decontamination of examination halls/classrooms, laboratories workshops, library and other necessary places to ensure a safe and clean environment.

Wishing all of us a safe conduct and successful examination!

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