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The ob­ject of this Bill is to re­form the lar,v to pro­vide for Uganda Na­tional Ex­am­i­na­tion Board to reg­u­late. and over­see the na­tional ex­am­i­na­tions; and to har­monise the Uganda Na­tional Ex­am­i­na­tions Board Act with other ex­ist­ing gov­ern­ment laws and poli­cies. to de­fine
the pow­ers and di­rec­tions of the Uganda Na­tional Ex­am­i­na­tions Board with re­gard to prepa­ra­tion, or­gan­i­sa­tion and ad­min­is­tra­tion of na­tional ex­am­i­na­tions: to im­prove the stan­dards and qual­ity of na­tional ex­am­i­na­tions con­ducted by the Ex­am­i­na­tions Board and to
ad­dress new and emerg­ing chal­lenges af­fect­ing the ad­min­is­tra­tion and
man­age­ment of na­tional ex­am­i­na­tions.
The Bill seeks to re­peal and re­place the Ugan­da­ Na­tional Ex­am­i­na­tions board. Cap 137 s,which \\’as en­acted in 1983. Since 1983. Ugan­da’s ed­u­ca­tion sys­tem has un­der­gone a num­ber of re­forms rang­ing from le-gal. in­sti­tu­tional and pol­icy frame­work cou­pled with the so­cio-eco­nomic changes which have af­fected the op­er­a­tions of the Ex­am­i­na­tions Board and im­ple­men­ta­tion of the Act.
In ad­di­tion. since the en­act­ment of the Uganda Na­tional Ex­am­i­na­tions Board Act. Cap 137 in 1983 there are new emerg­ing is­sues due to the chang­ing ed­u­ca­tional and tech­no­log­i­cal rev­o­lu­tion that re­quire re­view and ad­di­tional pro­vi­sions to ad­dress them. Some of the is­sues
in­clude mat­ters deal­ing with sys­tem­atic mea­sur­ing and mon­i­tor­ing the per­for­mance of in­di­vid­ual pupils, stu­dents, schools. The na­tional ed­u­ca­tion sys­tem needs to be strength­ened and made con­sis­tent with other le­gal pro­vi­sions. It is there­fore im­per­a­tive to re­form the law as
it does not meet cur­rent needs and the long-term goals of Gov­ern­ment in the ed­u­ca­tion sec­tor.

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