Africa Education Watch after it announced to publish Monitoring Report on the just-ended 2022 WASSCE for School in early October this year says the Report is currently awaiting an Executive briefing with Minister for Education.
Executive Director of EduWatch, Kofi Asare giving an update on the delayed WASSCE Monitoring Report in a social media post sighted by AcademicWeek said the controversial Report is now finalized pending Executive briefing.
“Our 2022 WASSCE Monitoring Report is now finalized. We are waiting for an Executive Briefing with the Minister of Education, West African Examinations Council, and BNI before publishing,” the Watch Director stated in the post.
previously slated to be released on September 28, 2022, the Executive Director of Education Think Tank (EduWatch) later announced that the 2022 WASSCE monitoring report will be launched in early October this year.
Giving an excerpt of the 2022 WASSCE monitoring report in a social media post, the Watch said most WAEC officials at the examination centre were bribed by school authorities to permit answers transmission, copying and impersonation.
“Our experience in some WASSCE tourism districts indicates that fewer than GH¢100,000 is required to put local invigilators and security to sleep,” the Education Policy Research and Advocacy Organization stated in the post.
The 2022 Report will be the third time EduWatch has published a statement on the international examination conducted for Senior High School students supervised by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
A total of 422,883 prospective candidates representing 203,753 boys and 219,130 girls from 977 Senior High Schools made up of 673 public schools and 304 private schools sat for the just-ended WASSCE at 775 examination centres.
About sixty (60) subjects, comprising four (4) core and fifty-six (56) electives were made available to prospective candidates who participated in the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination to choose from.
The Ghana version of the international examination (WASSCE for School) which commenced on Monday, August 1, 2022, with the Visual Art Project Work options successfully ended on September 27, 2022, with ICT Paper 3 Practical