The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has cautioned some thirty-four (34) schools in the ongoing 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) across the country.
In a second update on the conduct of the 2022 WASSCE for School Candidates, WAEC said, caution letters have been written to 34 schools following tip offs and reports from intelligence sources about schemes from those schools to ensure that their candidates cheat during the ongoing WASSCE.
The schemes include;
1. Payment of sums of money by candidates to teachers/school authorities ostensibly to induce Supervisors, Invigilators to compromise.
2. Predetermined arrangements to have subject tutors solve questions and distribute solutions in various forms to the candidates.
3. Allowing candidates to carry relevant textbooks/pamphlets into the examination rooms.
The 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 SHS and Supreme SHS were relocated to the WAEC Hall, Kumasi to continue with their papers.
According to WAEC, this forms part of efforts to keep the public well-informed, by giving periodic updates to its stakeholders through reliable media platforms on the conduct of the ongoing WASSCE for School Candidates, 2022.
The 34 schools cautioned by WAEC in the 2022 WASSCE are;
1. Vicar Trust Senior High School, New Apraku
2. St. Andrews Senior High School, Mankessim
3. Oguaa Senior High/Technical School, Cape Coast
4. Nyarkrom Senior High/Technical School, Agona-Nyarkrom
5. Siddiq Senior High School, Agona-Nyarkrom
6. St. Andrews Senior High School, Assin Fosu
7. Church of Christ Senior High School, Atieku-Tarkwa
8. New Edubiase Senior High School, New Edubiase
9. Ejuraman Anglican Senior High School, Ejura-Ashanti
10. Jubilee Senior High School, Ashanti Akim South
11. Abot College, Ashanti-Bekwai
12. College of Accountancy, Ashanti-Bekwai
13. St. John’s Senior High School, Ashanti-Bekwai
14. Oduko Boatemaa Senior High School, Mampong-Ashanti
15. Akumadan Senior High School, Akumadan-Ashanti
16. Wiafe Akenten Presbyterian Senior High School, Offinso-North
17. Collins Senior High School, Agogo-Ashanti
18. Dormaa Senior High School, Dormaa Ahenkro
19. Ken Hammer Senior High School, Goaso
20. Techniman Senior High School, Techiman
21. Yeboah Asuamah Senior High School, Nsuta – Techniman
22. Tuobodom Senior High School, Tuobodom
23. Berekum Senior High School, Berekum
24. Sunyani Business Senior High School, Sunyani
25. Nchiraa Senior High School, Nchiraa – Wenchi
26. Koase Senior High/Technical School, Wenchi
27. Istiqaama Senior High School, Wenchi
28. Derma Community Day Senior High School, Dermaa-Ahafo
29. St. Benedict Senior High School, Nkoranza
30. Yeji Senior High/Technical School, Yeji
31. Tsito Senior High/Technical School, Tsito
32. Nkwanta Senior High School, Nkwanta – Kadjebi
33. Kpando Senior High School, Kpando
34. Sokode Senior High/Technical School, Ho
The WASSCE (SC) 2022 (Ghana only version), which commenced on 1st August, is ongoing steadily at the 775 centres being used for the examination. As at today, 16th September, 2022, the Council has administered theory papers for 48 out of 60 subjects.
These include papers for three (3) core subjects i.e. Social Studies, English Language and Mathematics. The last core paper, Integrated Science, will be written on Monday, 19th September, 2022.
The examination which will end on Tuesday, 27th September, 2022 is being monitored by teams of Inspectors from WAEC, the Ghana Education Service and the National Intelligence Bureau.
WAEC also received reports of irregularities in some schools from Corruption Watch and Africa Education Watch.
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