ABU DHABI // Grade 12 pupils in schools that follow the Ministry of Education curriculum began sitting their exams on Sunday.
In Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, 14,733 public school and 3,390 private school pupils will take the tests.
The Abu Dhabi Education Council said 98 test monitors were visiting schools in the emirate to ensure the examinations were properly administered and that pupils complied with regulations.
Pupils in the science stream will complete their exams up until Tuesday, June 7. Literature students exams will finish on Thursday, June 9. Pupils who are repeating exams can sit them between June 21 and 27.
Mohammed Al Dhaheri, Adec’s school operations executive director, and Hamad Al Dhaheri, Adec’s private schools and quality assurance executive director, visited Al Itihad Cycle 3 Boys School and Aisha Bint Abu Baqer Cycle 3 Girls School Sunday to ensure the exams were being conducted properly and to congratulate the students.
“I want to thank all Cycle 3 schools today for their great effort in ensuring the overall environment for Grade 12 students is suitable,” said Mr Al Dhaheri. “I’d also like to laud invigilators for doing a great job in preparing for the first day of examinations, while helping students when needed.”
He said Adec had notices that grades for Grade 12 pupils had “profoundly improved this year”.
“We are confident that students will continue to progress, and wish them the best of luck in their examinations and future endeavours, whether they wish to study in the UAE or abroad. We will always back them and up and are extremely proud of them,” he said.
The exam results are expected to be released at the end of June.
Source: uae news