11 teachers suspended for exam malpractice

 11 teachers suspended for exam malpractice

Eleven teachers have been suspended for engaging in examination malpractice.

Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ) Director Michael Chilala says nine teachers are from Mpongwe District while the other two are from Chilanga District.

Dr Chilala said the nine in Mpongwe include the Head Teacher and a Deputy Head Teacher.

He said that the two from Chilanga are the Head Teacher and the Deputy Head Teacher.

Dr Chilala said in Chilanga District the two were planning to engage in malpractice in the grade nine examinations that are scheduled to start next week.

He said the Teachers in Mpongwe were charging 150 Kwacha to assist each pupil per subject.

And, Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) Acting General Secretary Catherine Chinunda urged the teachers to refrain from engaging in malpractice and maintain the credibility of the exams and described the incident as unfortunate

And Secondary Schools Teachers Union of Zambia General Secretary Sitibekiso Wamuyuwa said any Teachers that will decide to go against the law and engage in malpractice will not have the support of the Union.