Education

BECE 2024: To be written for 6 days instead of 5 days – WAEC

This year’s Final-year Junior High School (JHS) students nationwide will encounter a restructured Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), as per the recent announcement by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). The updated examination format includes the incorporation of three new subjects: Career Technology, Creative Art & Design, and Arabic. Of significance, Career Technology and Creative […]

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BECE 2024: Candidates to write 3 New Subjects

In this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates, final-year junior high school (JHS) students across the country will encounter three new subjects. According to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), these subjects include Career Technology, Creative Art and Design, and Arabic. Career Technology and Creative Art and Design, derived from the previous […]

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2024 BECE and WASSCE Examination Dates Announced by Ghana Education Service

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the examination schedules for the 2024 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). According to a letter dated February 5, 2024, the examination periods are as follows: BECE (SC): July 8 – 12, 2024 WASSCE (SC): July 1 – August 31, 2024 […]

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JUST IN – Video: GES Announces Subject Reduction for 2024 BECE

In an interview with MX24, Mr. Prince Charles Agyemang-Duah, the Director for Schools and Instruction at the Ghana Education Service, revealed significant changes in the education sector reform. Collaborating with NACCA and other stakeholders, he emphasized the reduction of subjects at the basic level, addressing concerns about content repetition. Notably, the removal of Our World […]

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Private Schools chase Exams Officer for allegedly ‘chopping’ BECE registration fees – Axim

Private basic schools at Axim in the Western Region are on the heels of the Nzema East Municipal Examination officer for allegedly escaping with the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) fees of their candidates. The Examination Officer, Enoch Asiamah, is said to have collected the registration fees for the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) […]

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Education

SHS1 still Reporting on Monday – Ministry insists

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has declared that first-year Senior High School (SHS) students, whether under the single or double-track system, must commence classes on Monday, December 4, 2023, in alignment with the 2023/2024 academic calendar released by the Ghana Education Service (GES). Despite concerns arising from the short notice, the Ministry’s spokesperson, Kwesi Kwarteng, […]

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Education

2023 School Placement Released

2023 School Placement Announcement The Ghana Education Service notifies parents, students, and the public that the 2023 Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) for Senior High Schools and Technical and Vocational Education and Training Schools (TVET) is now active as of November 28, 2023. Out of 598,839 results received from WAEC, 585,797 candidates qualified, […]

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WAEC Summons more than 2,000 Candidates over Exam Malpractice

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), is investigating over 2,000 candidates who participated in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) over suspected malpractices. These candidates have been summoned to WAEC’s offices to address questions regarding alleged irregularities detected during the exams. The Council is withholding the results of specific subjects of these candidates until […]

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BECE 2023: WAEC Announces Cancellation of Results for 110 School and 2 Private Candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has taken the decision to cancel the entire results of 110 school candidates and 2 private candidates who participated in the recently concluded Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). These results were nullified due to various suspected offences. Specifically, the subject results of some candidates were cancelled for offenses such […]

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BECE 2023: Release of Provisional Results – Statistics, Examination Malpractices, and Cautionary Notes

RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL RESULTS FOR THE BASIC EDUCATION CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (BECE) FOR SCHOOL AND PRIVATE CANDIDATES, 2023 The West African Examinations Council wishes to inform its publics that it has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the BECE for both School and Private Candidates, 2023. The Council will despatch the results of school […]

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