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Candidate Who Eased Herself During 2021 BECE Asked To Sue WAEC

The Executive Director of EduWatch following reports that a candidate who sat for the just-ended BECE eased herself in exams hall after an invigilator denied her the chance to attend to nature’s call has advised her parents to sue WAEC. In a Post dated Sunday 21st November 2021 on his Official Facebook page, he took a dig at WAEC and Ghana Education Service before offering advice to the said victims parents to sue WAEC.

  8 days ago ago
Candidate Who Eased Herself During 2021 BECE Asked To Sue WAEC

EDUCATION

Blame Civil Societies For Indiscipline In Schools- Teachers

Some concerned teachers have penned down a long article on the spike in the level of students' indiscipline in our public schools at the pre-tertiary level. According to the tutors who happen to teach in high school, Civil Societies in Ghana have pampered students to the extreme, making teachers feel weak before them.

  1 month ago ago
Blame Civil Societies For Indiscipline In Schools- Teachers

EDUCATION

WASSCE 2021 paper allegedly leaks

WASSCE 2021 for School Candidates has just commenced. Yesterday's Food and Nutrition Paper 3, scheduled for 1:30 PM, according to Africa Education Watch on a post on Facebook was found on social media at 11:06 AM. This was hours before the scheduled period. According to Africa Education Watch, they reported the said incident to WAEC at 11:10 AM.

  3 months ago ago
WASSCE 2021 paper allegedly leaks

EDUCATION

WAEC Refute Part Of Eduwatch 2021 WASSCE Report - 3 SHS Did Not Partake In 2021 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) following the release of a 2021 WASSCE EduWatch report has said three Senior High Schools the report listed did not participate in the just ended international examination. Africa Education Watch in its 2021 WASSCE monitoring report said their monitoring team visited 50 Senior High Schools to monitor the conduct of the examination administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

  24 days ago ago
WAEC Refute Part Of Eduwatch 2021 WASSCE Report - 3 SHS Did Not Partake In 2021 WASSCE

EDUCATION

EduWatch Recommends GES And Police For Taking Action Against Headteacher Whose Students Got Drowned

The Africa Education Watch has recommended the Ghana police for taking action against the Headmaster whose students got drowned after he had sent them to his farm. 30 Jhs students were sent to the headmaster's farm on Friday, November 12, 2021, and on their return, the boat they were traveling on capsized in the River and nine students out of the total lost their lives.

  14 days ago ago
EduWatch Recommends GES And Police For Taking Action Against Headteacher Whose Students Got Drowned

EDUCATION

Should There Be Other Examination Bodies To Compete With WAEC?- Opinion

Following the recent WAEC paper leakages brouhaha, this article seeks to address critically whether the monopoly of WAEC in Ghana should be broken or remain as it is. WAEC And Their Duties The West African Examination Council popularly known as WAEC is an examination board that was established in 1952 by law to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally.

  2 months ago ago
Should There Be Other Examination Bodies To Compete With WAEC?- Opinion

EDUCATION

Leaked WASSCE Papers Were Sold Between GHC 30 & GHC 150 Per Paper — EduWatch

The past WASSCE examination has been widely criticized by members of the public, including Civil Societies due to the widespread leakage of examination questions and the quest for final year students wanting “apor” to write their final papers at all cost. One of such groups is the Africa Education Watch (EduWatch), an Education Research and Advocacy Organization based in Ghana and some West African countries.

  24 days ago ago
Leaked WASSCE Papers Were Sold Between GHC 30 & GHC 150 Per Paper — EduWatch

EDUCATION

WAEC Officials Are Behind WASSCE Exam Questions Leakage – Says EduWatch

African Education Watch (EduWatch) after it conducted an independent investigation on how and when WAEC examination papers are leaked, says some officials of WAEC are responsible for the annual exam questions leakages. The Executive Director of the Watch, Mr Kofi Asare, in an interview with Citinewsroom on Saturday said the probe disclosed that the questions for the international examinations are leaked from the depots of the Council.

  2 months ago ago
WAEC Officials Are Behind WASSCE Exam Questions Leakage – Says EduWatch

EDUCATION

Reopen school just for final JHS, SHS students - EduWatch

A promotion association, Africa Education Watch (EduWatch), says the administration ought to begin the reviving of schools with just last year junior and senior secondary school understudies.  That, it stated, ought to be from July to August to empower them to compose their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in view of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) timetable.  "Begin reviving with just middle school and senior seco

  1 year ago ago
Reopen school just for final JHS, SHS students - EduWatch

EDUCATION

Students Who Have Been Unfairly Treated By WAEC Are Left With No Option Than To Complain -EduWatch

The African Education Watch (EduWatch) has declared that students who sit for final exams conducted by WAEC are left with no option than to complain to the same examination body for redress or resort to a court system which is inefficient. EduWatch explained that, these are students who have been treated unfairly as a result of allegations of examination malpractices and delayed release of results.

  5 months ago ago
Students Who Have Been Unfairly Treated By WAEC Are Left With No Option Than To Complain -EduWatch

EDUCATION

Teachers get ready as EduWatch says JHS and SHS 3 should reopen

The Covid-19 pandemic had had a great impact on the education systems of the world including that of our dear nation Ghana. The new global trend which is suggesting living with the virus ecosystems is informing decisions which must be made despite the existence of the virus. In Ghana, one of the serious decisions that has been receiving mixed feelings is the reopening of schools. Whiles some are of the view that schools should be opened with immediate effect, others also think it is premature base on the in

  1 year ago ago
Teachers get ready as EduWatch says JHS and SHS 3 should reopen

EDUCATION

Eduwatch : Resolve Over 5,000 Schools Under Trees Than Purchasing Past Questions.

The Africa Education Watch popularly known as the Eduwatch has said that currently there are over 5,000 schools under trees 4,500 primary schools without JHS across the country. The Eduwatch has reminded the Ministry of Education about the above subject after the whooping sum of GH¢34.8 million has been used to purchase a set of past questions for 2021 WASSCE candidates.

  4 months ago ago
Eduwatch : Resolve Over 5,000 Schools Under Trees Than Purchasing Past Questions.

EDUCATION

Leakage Of Questions In 2020 WASSCE Was The Most Widespread And Unique — EduWatch

The Africa Education Watch (EduWatch) has described the 2020 WASSCE as the most widespread and unique in relation to leakage of questions papers. In a report released by EduWatch, it highlighted the events surrounding the leakage of examination papers, which has been a ritual every year.

  5 months ago ago
Leakage Of Questions In 2020 WASSCE Was The Most Widespread And Unique — EduWatch

EDUCATION

Exploring educational reform scenarios for the coming term and budget allocation

As we complete WASSCE in WAEC Countries, there is discussion on how to reopen the entire education system in Africa. Sierra Leone yesterday announced 5th October, 2020 as its school reopening date. There are two scenarios currently being discussed in Nigeria: Senario 1: complete 3rd term compressed in last quarter 2020 and start synced new academic year in Jan 2021. Which will sync with financial year. In this case, WAEC moves main exam to Aug/Sept 2021. (Eduwatch proposal) Scenario 2: Cancel 3rd Term 2020/21,

  1 year ago ago
Exploring educational reform scenarios for the coming term and budget allocation