Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba has announced that private schools that run international curriculum are free to conduct their third term examinations online.
He said this while speaking during the daily briefing of the Presidential taskforce on COVID-19 on Monday.
According to the minister, this had become necessary, as there were private schools licenced to run foreign curriculum, especially for children of expatriates and diplomats.
“Private Schools that run International Curriculum are free to conduct their third term examinations online. There are private schools licensed to run foreign curriculum essentially for children of expatriates and diplomats.
“If such schools are able to host online classes for the curriculum they operate and they choose to use the period to cover their syllabus, it is permitted,” the Minister said.