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Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by peeps4u: 2:00pm On Nov 28, 2017
Recently, Kaduna State Governor was quoted saying about 21,780 out of 33,000 Kaduna State teachers failed primary four test conducted by the state government to know the ability of the teachers. Questions were drawn from different areas with only that of religious knowledge teachers set focusing ontheir subjects.

To be fair to both the governor and primary school teachers, I decided to keep mute until I lay my hands on the scoresheet of the competency test, which I was privileged to get last week. While going through the scoresheet, I discovered that, unlike 33,000 teachers mentioned by the governor, 34,197 (4,940 Arabic/IRK, 1,638 CRK and 27,629 other subjects) teachers actually wrote the competency test (Table 2).

As howled by many, the cut-off mark set by the Governor as pass mark did not comply with West African Standard Grading System where acceptable Credit mark starts from 50% not 75% as used by the governor (Table 1). If we take this standard grading system as the ideal situation, from the scoresheet, it can be deduced that; of the 34,197 teachers, 31,102 (91%) passed while only 3,095 (9%) failed the competency test. However, if we decide to stick to the governors cut-off mark, going by the categorization in the summary from the attached scoresheet, it can be deduced that 17,473 (51%) of the 34,197 teachers scored 70 – 100% while 16,724 (49%) failed according to him. In addition, to arrive at the number El-Rufa’i was quoted saying they failed his test, there are 5,056 teachers who scored 70 – 74% and are also categorized as failed by him.

In every sane system, we expect that whenever a test of this nature was conducted, there will be those who will pass overwhelmingly, those who will be within average and those who will fail completely. In this case, what I expected the Governor to do, while still going by his cut-off mark (75%), is to take these categories and acted thus:

1. The 12,417 teachers who scored at least 75% should be retained.

2. The 18,685 teachers who scored 50 – 74% should be subjected to extensive training and re-tested after which if they failed to improve, should be redeployed to other available places to work.

3. The 3,095 teachers who scored 0 – 49% should be redeployed or sacked as the Governor deem fit.

WRONGLY TOTALLED SCORES
After obtaining the scoresheet of Kaduna State’s controversial Competency Test, I decided to verify marks obtained by each participant starting with that of Arabic/IRK Teachers in Zaria Local Government. There are five questions whose marks are distributed thus; Question 1 carries 40 marks while Questions 2, 3, 4 and 5 carries 15 marks each. These, if totaled, will give you 100 marks.

While verifying the scoresheet, on the very first record, I discovered that the Total did not speak to the individual marks obtained for each question. That is, the person scored 38/40, 09/15, 13/15, 12/15 and 14/15 in questions 1, 2,3, 4 and 5 respectively. Applying simple arithmetic of 38+9+13+12+14 will give you total of 86% marks obtained not 72% as recorded for same person.

Following this, I decided to focus on those with low marks and to my surprise, 99.9% of their marks were wrongly computed. I then stopped at the fifth page after discovering that 45 (See table 3) out of the 161 records had this same problem and almost all of them turned out score at least 75% but were wrongly recorded to have scored less than 75% which puts them at ‘Failed” category.

With this, I will like to call on NUT officials of all the 23 LGAs to sit down and follow their scoresheet diligently and painstakingly verify the summation. This will drastically bring down the failure rate.

To Governor El-Rufai, I will like to draw your attention to this and recommend that you punish the consulting company you hired to conduct this test for making you portray our dear state bad in the eyes of the world using wrong statistics.

In addition, it will be nice if you ask another firm to verify simple summation of the marks obtained in order to get correct proportions.

Finally, I wish to categorically state that you owe good people of Kaduna State undiluted apology for painting us black where we are not.

Pictures of the first 5-pages of Zaria LGA Arabic/IRK Teachers scoresheet are attached for public consumption. All the 45 records I verified are indicated therein. Anybody who wishes to, can do the totals to further confirm my claim.Kaduna State still remains “Center of Learning”!

https://www.thecable.ng/kaduna-teachers-competency-test-untold-story?_e_pi_=7%2CPAGE_ID10%2C8473054665

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by peeps4u: 2:01pm On Nov 28, 2017
lalasticlala, come and see something

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by ibkgab001: 2:04pm On Nov 28, 2017
With or without ... Nigeria need educational reform

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by DieBuhari: 2:05pm On Nov 28, 2017
Another side of the story.

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by guru03(m): 2:07pm On Nov 28, 2017
Front page straight away.

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by OlujobaSamuel: 3:00pm On Nov 28, 2017
kindly attach pages of test scripts with such irregularities. Thanks.

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by miqos03: 4:05pm On Nov 28, 2017
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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by chaelmic(m): 4:06pm On Nov 28, 2017
witin concern me, make una vote kante2019 4 me

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by BruncleZuma: 4:06pm On Nov 28, 2017
grin grin grin grin

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by eminikansoso(m): 4:06pm On Nov 28, 2017
grin
please OP post the pictures of text
Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by Earthquake1: 4:06pm On Nov 28, 2017
This is a Pri 4 test for goodness sake

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by ceezarhh(m): 4:06pm On Nov 28, 2017
the "incompetent results" of a "competency test"...

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by kay29000(m): 4:06pm On Nov 28, 2017
Hmm
Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by joedams: 4:06pm On Nov 28, 2017
This is some major information. As much as I support the competency test, I think the Kaduna state government should look into this

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by sbashir10: 4:07pm On Nov 28, 2017
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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by positivelord: 4:07pm On Nov 28, 2017
OP this your angle of argument have been unsuccessfully pursued by Kaduna state NUT. They abandoned it for a number of embarrassing reasons.
The competence test was not advance maths, but primary 4 exam. I heard the minimum certificate for teaching job in the state is OND. If its true, then OND teacher cannot score 75% for primary 4 exam...

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by ammyluv2002(f): 4:08pm On Nov 28, 2017
Wow
Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by Lomprico2: 4:08pm On Nov 28, 2017
peeps4u:


https://www.thecable.ng/kaduna-teachers-competency-test-untold-story?_e_pi_=7%2CPAGE_ID10%2C8473054665

Shut up! They are teachers, and dat exam standard is suppose to be for their pupils, they should be scoring at least 95%. angry

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by Nobody: 4:09pm On Nov 28, 2017
who marked the scripts?
Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by adbayo79ba(m): 4:09pm On Nov 28, 2017
cheesy cheesy
Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by verygudbadguy(m): 4:09pm On Nov 28, 2017
I don't think Elrufai was wrong to have pegged the cut off mark at 75. If truly it was a primary four test question, any sound teacher should get atleast 90%.

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by QuietHammer(m): 4:09pm On Nov 28, 2017
ibkgab001:
With or without ... Nigeria need educational reform
Nigeria needs... You are a proof.

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by donconior: 4:09pm On Nov 28, 2017
lies from pit of hell, they failed woefully don't come and celebrate mediocrity here, the governors action is well commendable. you may do better to review some of the scripts.

sticks is a teaching aids

then chalkboard could also be ranching aid?

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by Royalfurnitures: 4:09pm On Nov 28, 2017
I know that there are a lot to be reviealed about that issue.many more revelations will still come with time.


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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by mybestlove(m): 4:10pm On Nov 28, 2017
I stand with the governor. Why should a teacher (no matter the level) fail a primary school test below 75%. I believe those teachers studied up to secondary school certificate or teachers' training schools. If they are below 75% then, it will be difficult for them to produce scholars above that 75% competence.
I'll encourage the federal government to copy this and extend this test to other teachers all over the federation. Few years ago when Oshiomole did similar thing in Edo state, it was the same surprise that we saw. Let the unqualified be flushed out and make way for those graduates and other qualified citizens roaming the streets.
This is a clear indicator to why private schools are surviving more than government schools.
Though I'm anti El Rufai, I give him a thumb up for that move.

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by BuariCopyPaste: 4:10pm On Nov 28, 2017
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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by Elnino4ladies: 4:10pm On Nov 28, 2017
cheesy cheesy grin
Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by hahn(m): 4:11pm On Nov 28, 2017
Earthquake1:
This is a Pri 4 test for goodness sake

I tire o

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by Thukzee01(m): 4:11pm On Nov 28, 2017
Oga oo
Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by Nobody: 4:11pm On Nov 28, 2017
El rufaio is a scammer remember how jumnai alhassan threatened to expose him saying she would reveal the role he played in the chibok girl saga.. The more u look the less u see

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Re: Kaduna Teachers’ Competency Test: The Untold Story by mumumugu(m): 4:11pm On Nov 28, 2017
yes

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