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Over 30,000 Students sit for Grade 12 Exams

Over 30-thousand grade twelve students across the country are currently sitting the 2018 National Examinations.

Students from 170 secondary and national high schools, started yesterday with the Maths Paper 1 and History Exams.

NBC News visited the Gordons Secondary school in Port Moresby where students sat for the Physics and accounting papers today, and spoke with the principal George Kenega.

Principal George Kenega said the school has two hundred and eighty one students currently in grade 12.

He said they anticipate a good outcome from the exams, in order to maintain their position as one of the top performing schools in the country.

The students will sit their Economics, Biology and Business Studies papers on Wednesday.

On Thursday they do the Language and Literature and Chemistry. The Information Communication and Technology and Math Paper 2 will be sat for on Friday.

Meantime, Education Secretary Doctor Uke Kombra has urged all schools and students to be fair and not cheat in the exams.

He said the penalty for cheating or assisting to cheat in the National Examination is Non Certification.

Kombra is now calling on all eexternal invigilators, School heads and inspectors to report all observed malpractices to the Measurement Services Division of the Department for analysis and action. NBC News
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