Ministry of Education has warned schools against giving external mock examinations to learners as they wait to sit for their UNEB finals.
In April, the Minister of Education, Janet Museveni banned schools from giving candidates several mock examinations as is the normal practice.
She argued that the ban from extra sets of mocks is to ensure that the syllabus recovery term is not misused.
Janet said that all learners will sit for one set of internal mock examinations at the end of the second term.
Ismael Mulindwa the Director Basic and Secondary Education says that they have received reports of schools charging parents money for Mocks.
Despite the government’s position, associations that set the mocks for partner schools have started courting the schools.
According to a statement provided by Ndugwa Badru of WAKISSHA which is a joint body for schools in Wakiso providing joint mock examinations, UCE package costs 400,000 Shillings, UACE (Arts) and Sciences 300,000 Shillings.