Nov 20, 2019

Investigation on appointment of Royal College junior prefects

The Education Ministry has initiated an investigation based on complaints that there are discrepancies in the process of appointment the junior prefects of the college. 

The junior prefects pertaining to grade 5 have been appointed on the discretion of the senior prefects.

Previously, the method of appointing junior prefects were where a selection board comprising teachers of the school would interview the students and make their selection.

The Education Ministry had received complaints that in selecting prefects for one month had been done based on pressure exerted by certain parents and bribes.

These appointments were due to be made at 11.00 am this morning, but the Education Ministry is said to be taking measures to suspend these appointments.