…the initiative is free for students in Lagos public and private schools
Students will be trained on Computer-Based Test (CBT) by the Lagos State Government in conjunction with a software development firm, Chronicles Software to prepare the young learners for their fast-approaching examinations.
This will equip the students not only in their examinations but also in their education which coronavirus (COVID-19) has interrupted for nearly five months.
State Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, on behalf of the state, approved the initiative planned to empower students to review comprehensively and properly enhance them for outstanding performance in WASSCE and BECE examinations scheduled to commence on August 17th and 24th, 2020, respectively
According to Adefisayo, the government has planned to provide free SuccessBOX, West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, and Basic Education Certificate Examinations, BECE practice software as schools resume nationwide.
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“The computer-based test (CBT) preparation software has over 15 years accumulated question bank and answers, with instant result or feedback, performance analytics and it works100 per cent offline after download and activation,” she stated.
The commissioner also affirmed that the benefit is extended to the private schools in the state for all the Senior School, SS3, and Junior School, JS3 students to effectively prepare and perform excellently in their forthcoming examinations.
Speaking on the SuccessBOX web application, Adefisayo clarified that it is a test platform for students from all over Nigeria and beyond to prepare and excel in their examinations.
While speaking on the programme, the Chairman of Chronicles Software, Mr Foluso Phillips said, “This is a great initiative that will immensely impact Lagos State students positively and enable the students to practice with precision and go on to excel in their examinations.”