Https://freeshs.net, the website hosting the Senior High School selection video and other documents to aid students who sat for the 2023 BECE in their second cycle school selection for placement is offline, AcademicWeek.com can confirm.
A short notice on the government website indicates the domain name (freeshs.net) has expired and needs to be renewed. The Free Senior High School (Free SHS) website domain name expired on 2023-10-12 at 22:05:13.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education as part of an effort to sensitize Junior High School graduates who participated in the BECE on the school selection has urged them to watch the school selection guidelines video at https://freeshs.net.
“The video will be featured within schools and extensively broadcast on various television. The video and the selection form will also be accessible on the official website of the Free Senior High School Secretariat at freeshs.net,” MoE said in a statement.
Scheduled to commence in September 2023, the Ministry in Charge of Education indicated that the broadcast of the Senior High School (SHS) selection guidelines video on various television networks will end in October.
How to watch school selection guideline video
2. Click on the watch video button to watch the 2022 BECE for School selection video.
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) 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.
The 2023 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates was held at 2,137 examination centres across the country, while 15 centres mainly in the regional capitals were used for the BECE for Private candidates.