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invigilate

verb To closely monitor candidates during a written examination.
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A spokesperson for Cardiff Council said: "Changes to the arrangements for exam invigilation were introduced from September 2005 and since then teachers are no longer routinely required to invigilate external examinations.
Already 20 out of 800 exams due to take place at Liverpool have been cancelled this term, because either there were no lecturers to set the papers nationally, or to invigilate locally.
She alleged he also dashed her chances of promotion by making her invigilate in an exam when she should have been attending a final training session for her head teacher tests.
From next year, teachers will no longer be required to invigilate on GCSEs and A-levels.
The union, at its annual conference in Torquay, is debating a motion that urges teachers to mount a campaign of "non-cooperation" with the tests, including refusing to invigilate while children sit the papers.
The university said staff not involved with industrial action would help invigilate exams and added other ways of helping affected students graduate were being looked at.
The motion, which is widely expected to be approved, could mean that teachers refuse to prepare or invigilate for the exams next year.
External examiners are to invigilate all exams and administration staff will handle any student inquiries.
WE'RE delighted that the teachers are likely to invigilate the Leaving and Inter Cert exams this summer.
What worries me is how long lecturers will refuse to mark assignments, invigilate exams, and attend exam board meetings.
Usually the subject teachers are not allowed to invigilate that exam, it is usually an independent member of staff.