TSS National Exams Kick Off Countrywide

Technical Secondary Schools countrywide started their National exams. The morning saw them in the laboratory as they battled a electrical engineering paper.

 Mukantabana Rose, Workforce Development Authority senior examination officer and certification started a tour on public schools to inspect the students who are undergoing the official exams.

“I have toured a number of centres and also received reports country-wide where the exams are being held and sensed that the students are not stressed,” she said.

According to WDA, 22302 registered for the 2017 National TVET written examination for technical secondary.

Written exams are scheduled from November 21 to 30. Mukantabana Rose, Workforce Development Authority senior examination officer and certification said exams are being conducted in about 89 examination centers across the country and about 25 courses will be examined.

Covering 25 trades such as electrical engineering, agriculture, forestry, design, accountancy, construction, hotel operations, secretarial service, public works, and general mechanics.

Mukantabana observed that, the percentage of females is 45.02% while male accounting for 54, 08%.

WDA revealed that it deployed 892 and 297 examiners oversee the examination exercise countrywide. She warned candidates and heads of centres at various training institutions against any form of malpractice.

Established in 2009, WDA is in charge of regulating, promoting and guiding the implementation of TVET system, which covers vocational schools, technical schools and polytechnics.

The Rwandan government embarked on promoting the TVET system to ensure that students are equipped with hands-on skills early in their academic journey.