The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) following tip-offs and reports from the intelligence of examination malpractice has submitted caution letters to some 34 Senior High Schools partaking in the 2022 WASSCE for School.
Giving updates on the ongoing Ghana version of the international examination, the Council said cautioned Senior High Schools (SHSs) will have their school derecognised as an examination centre should any malpractice be reported.
In a blog post sighted by AcademicWeek, WAEC said two Kumasi-based Senior High Schools i.e Great Dafco SHS and Supreme SHS have had their centre relocated to the WAEC Hall, Kumasi to continue with their WASSCE papers.
“Caution letters have been written to 34 schools (see attached list) following tip-offs and reports from intelligence sources about schemes from those schools to ensure that their candidates cheat during the ongoing WASSCE.
The Senior High Schools have been cautioned that their schools/centres would be derecognised if malpractices were reported in those places during the examination
Two schools i.e Great Dafco Senior High School and Supreme Senior High School were relocated to the WAEC Hall, Kumasi to continue with their papers,” the management of the non-profit-making organization said in its update.
The update on the ongoing WASSCE for School according to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) forms part of efforts to keep its stakeholders and the general public well-inform on the conduct of the WASSCE for School.
The August/September West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School (Ghana only version), which commenced on August 1, 2022, steadily at the 775 centres will end on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
Describing the WASSCE administration as generally successful, the Examinations Council says quite a number of Supervisors and Invigilators are complying with the rules and regulations regarding the conduct of the examination.
“With about ten days to the end of the WASSCE (SC) 2022, the Council wishes to reiterate its commitment to the conduct of credible examinations at all levels despite the challenges,” the not-for-profit institution noted in a blog post.