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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WAEC Extends Registration Deadline for 2023 NOV/DEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has decided to extend the registration deadline for private candidates planning to take the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Originally set for August 17, 2023, the registration deadline has now been pushed to Friday, September 29, 2023, as announced in a statement by WAEC. In its […]

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WAEC Official Stresses Collaboration and Integrity in Student Preparation

Mr. Anthony Kwasi Logodzo, a Branch Controller at the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), has underscored the importance of thorough student preparation to ensure unquestionable examination results and the credibility of future professional certificates. He emphasized the critical need for collaboration among parents, guardians, teachers, and various stakeholders to facilitate effective teaching and learning. This […]

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WASSCE: WAEC overwhelmed by malpractices recorded

The West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is overwhelmed by widespread examination malpractices recorded at various examination centres at the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The National Intelligence Bureau and the Police have busted hundreds of students with foreign materials, impersonators, and invigilators aiding an exam or malpractice cartel trading questions […]

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WASSCE: Tension Erupts at Center in OPASS as Candidate Stripped Naked Over ‘Unprescribed’ Uniform by WAEC Official

In a dramatic incident at the Ofori Panin Senior High School’s WAEC center in Akyem-Tafo, Eastern Region, a WASSCE candidate faced humiliation when accused of wearing an unauthorized uniform to the examination. The candidate had donned a white shirt with brown khaki shorts, an outfit deemed unacceptable by a WAEC official. In a fit of […]

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WASSCE: 86 mobile phones seized from candidates – WAEC

John Kapi, the Head of Public Affairs at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has revealed that 86 mobile devices were confiscated from candidates taking the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). During an interview on Joy FM’s Top Story, he disclosed that this incident occurred at Otoo Memorial SHS in Bibiani, Western North […]

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WASSCE: Schools Exposed for Charging Students ¢1,000 for Exams Assistance – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has reported that certain schools are illicitly charging their students between GH¢500 and GH¢1,000 to facilitate cheating during the current final exams. During a press conference, Mr. John K. Kapi, the head of public affairs for WAEC, expressed his dismay, stating, “Regrettably, it has come to our attention that […]

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2023 BECE: The names of 7 teachers and institutions involved in the ongoing BECE, where “Apor” malpractice was suspected, leading to their arrest by WAEC.

With the assistance of security personnel, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has apprehended seven teachers, including one invigilator, from various examination centers for their involvement in examination misconduct. These educators were allegedly caught either solving ongoing exam questions or possessing mobile devices like phones and tablets containing answers to the ongoing test. The incident […]

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2023 BECE: Headteacher to Face GES Sanctions Over Alleged Misuse of BECE Registration Fees

Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, the Minister of Education, has instructed the Ghana Education Service (GES) to take disciplinary action against the headteacher of Buduatta DA Junior High School. Reports indicate that Richard Ahunyagbe, the headteacher, failed to properly enroll certain students for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). Allegations have arisen that Mr. Ahunyagbe misappropriated […]

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2023 BECE: 2 teachers arrested for exam malpractice – C/R

On Monday, August 7th, 2023, law enforcement officials apprehended two individuals for participating in fraudulent activities during an exam at Dunkwa Secondary Technical Centre, located in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region. The detainees, namely Albert Adu-Gyan and Yaw Adadai, who were associated with PEEBLE Calvary and Oxford Santech schools as instructors, […]

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