I've been attending the same meeting for the past five years if I'm not mistaken. Among the main agendas discussed were annual activities to spur academic achievement and exams.
Exams seem to take the centrestage in education environment. Students'performance in the major public exams is weighed seriously. The numeric printed on that piece of paper is used to determine the ups and downs of a teacher or an institution.
Will discuss this issue further in the next posting.