Petition to Shafqat Mehmood

Cancel CIE Exams

Jamal Farooq Jamal Farooq · Lahore, PK

Cancel CIE Exams
Education in Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, PK
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Last year, we were told that exams will be conducted no matter what happens. We studied dedicatedly but at the end no exam was conducted. This year, when we did not had any chance for proper education, exams are forced upon us.

Due to following reasons, we are not able to sit in exams:

  • Online classes were not upto the standard of education required
  • Schools that opened struggled with delivering the curriculum due to on/off schedules
  • A lot of students and there families contracted Covid-19, leading to distraction from self study
  • Hostel students were forced back to home where they had no environment for study
  • Most countries have promoted students based on predicted grades which put them at advantage over us
  • Local boards reduced the syllabus but CIEs didn't had this option
  • FSC exams have been delayed while we weren't given any extra time

Our future is at stake because we did not had enough time nor quality education to be able to face the tough exams, while having difficulty to compete in upcoming limited universities admission seat against those students/countries who are having more flexible and student friendly policies.

Along with all of this, the unfair policy by Cambridge International that exams will be canceled in 10 countries including there home country, UK causes great frustation for our parents in general and students specifically.

We therefore request our Hon Education Minister, Mr. Shafqat Mehmood to kindly take a stand for the children of Pakistan and announce exam cancellation policy for the current educational year.

We also request Juliet Wilson, Director of Assessment, Cambridge International to listen to our plea and cancel the exams to have a uniform policy for students of all the countries.

March 15, 2021

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Education Minister, Shafqat Mehmood
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Cancel CIE Exams

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691 Comments

Anonymous
Anonymous

Our lives are at stake because of covid’s rapid spreading. Plus the past year has been intense and our mental health and physical health is more important than exams.

syeda raza
syeda raza

Of lack of equality and justice

Anonymous
Anonymous

Online classes were not as affective which led to concepts going all over the place. While Covid caused a majority of people to have mental health problems. Most us would be unable to study well enough to get a good grade on our equivalency.

Amna Khalil
Amna Khalil

I am signing because we still unable to complete our syllabus and we are unable to follow proper time table for studies due to current situation. We are confused and struggling hard to cover our syllabus but we are unable to do so. Plz cancel cies

Ahad nazir
Ahad nazir

No exams

Anonymous
Anonymous

I care for our kids and their health

Ayesha
Ayesha

Matric exams delayed but not cies is injustice

Ayesha
Ayesha

Matric exams delayed but not cies is injustice

Abdullah
Abdullah

Most countries have cancelled exams

Ayesha
Ayesha

Online education should have online exams

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