Renowned former Copperbelt University – CBU professor of Mathematics and Decision Science And current Vice Chancellor for Mukuba University, Professor Tailoka Patson Frank has been appointed Examinations council of Zambia – ECZ board chairman.
Prof Tailoka, known from his CBU days as perhaps the most uncompromising lecturer when it comes to quality education and his scientific method of only allowing deserving students to pass his courses has now been task to help root out the now year in year out examination leakage situation which is threatening the core of Zambia’s education system from Primary to Tertiary education.
ECZ is also at the centre of printing examination papers outside of Zambia, an importing process which some education analyst have stated is an unnessary exercise which is just losing the country the much needed forex.
Prof Tailoka who is also an author with Mathematics books that are in use accross Primary to University level is now expected to supervise the ECZ. He is also credited for the setting up of the school of Mathematics and Natural Science at CBU. He has been praised recently for turning around the education standards at the new Mukuba University.