The portal for private candidates who sat for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to select their preferred Senior High/Technical School for computer placement has been opened, the Ghana Education Service has said.
In a statement shared with AcademicWeek, the management of the Education Service said the school selection portal waecinternetsolution.org will be opened from October 3, 2023, to October 24, 2023, for the private candidates.
The Private BECE Candidates, the Ghana Education Service in the release said are to visit waecinternetsolution.org to select their Second Cycle Schools using their Index Number and Date of Birth as Login ID and Password respectively.
All Regional Directors of Education have been asked to inform Metro/Municipal/District Directors of Education of the information to ensure effective supervision and monitoring for the successful completion of the exercise on time.
In a related development, GES as the selection of schools for computer placement commence September 18, 2023, has urged parents to sign the school selection form after their wards have selected their preferred second-cycle schools.
An official of the Education Service in a discussion with AcademicWeek said the school selection form must not be submitted by a 2023 BECE graduate without consent, thus it must be signed by a student’s parent or guardian.
“This form must not be submitted without consent of parent or guardian and must be validated by the headteacher. Parents of the students are to take a keen interest in the 2023 second cycle school selection process,” he said.
A total of 600,714 candidates, comprising 300,323 males and 300,391 females from 18,993 Junior High Schools (JHSs0 sat for the 2023 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School which ended on Friday, August 11, 2023.
With regard to the 2023 BECE for Private Candidates, a total entry figure of 1,743 candidates was recorded. This is made up of 889 males and 854 females. This year’s figure is 5.4% higher than the entry figure of 1,132 for 2022.