WAEC investigates irregularities in 2022 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it is carrying out investigations into examination irregularities detected during this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates. It has, therefore, urged school authorities and candidates who have been invited to its offices to assist with investigations into suspected cases of malpractices. That, it […]

2022 BECE takes off today

This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for both school and private candidates will, for the first time, be written simultaneously across the country from today, October 17, 2022. In all, 553,408 candidates will write the examination, which will end on Friday, October 21, 2022, with 533,408 being school candidates and 1,132 being private candidates. […]

Govt releases GH¢50m to WAEC for WASSCE

The government has made a part payment of GH¢50 million to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for the money it owes the council for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates. With the payment, it is now left with about GH¢46.7 million, which is the outstanding arrears to be cleared […]

Ghana to write 2022 WASSCE alone

Only Ghanaian candidates are left to write the West African Senior High School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), scheduled from August 1 to September 27, 2022. This is because the other four-member countries of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) — Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone and The Gambia — have returned to the May/June calendar and had […]

WASSCE 2021: WAEC explains change of grades

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has explained that one of its platforms, ERESULTS.WAECGH.OR, used for checking of results experienced a technical hitch last Friday, December 10, 2021 between 4.45 p.m. and 6.00p.m. A message posted on its website, explained that the hitch resulted in subjects which originally had Grade B3 with the interpretation, GOOD […]

We’ll make examination malpractice unattractive— WAEC Chairman

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is to review its regulations to make examination malpractice unattractive in the country. The Chairman of the council, Prof. Ato Essuman, said the current regulations on examination malpractice were “too lenient” and, therefore, needed to be reviewed to safeguard the integrity of the council’s examinations at all levels. “Some […]

11 SHSs put under surveillance on suspicion of exam malpractice – WAEC

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) says it has put 11 schools under surveillance after receiving information that the institutions intend to cheat in the ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).  Speaking to the press on Wednesday, the Head of Test Administration Division, George Ohene-Mante, said the schools are being closely monitored for […]

Invigilator on the run, candidate invited over circulation of exams paper on social media

One candidate of the Dadieso Senior High School of the on-going West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) was invited yesterday while an invigilator is on the run for allegedly taking a snapshot of the candidate’s English Oral paper, while the examination was ongoing. The candidate has however, been released on bail, while the security operatives […]

446,321 Candidates participating in WASSCE

The written papers of this year’s West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for the second batch of final-year free senior high school students began smoothly throughout the country yesterday. The examination began with Oral English with the observance of the COVID-19 safety protocols. A total of 446,321 final-year SHS students are writing the 2021 […]

Stop false exam leak news— WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has warned that any false information about the ongoing WASSCE will be detrimental to the integrity of the outcome and can hurt the future of the candidates. The examination body has, therefore, called on any person or entity that wants to put out information regarding the exam to check […]