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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Has Released The 2020 BECE Results.

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WAEC in a statement said: “They wish to inform its publics that it has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates, 2020. The Council will despatch the results to the schools through ‘the Metropolitan/Municipal/District Directors of Education. Meanwhile, the Council has hosted the results online and candidates who so desire may access their results at the Council’s website.”

A total of 531,707 candidates made up of 269,408 males and 262,299 females sat for the examination. This figure is 2.78% higher than the 2019 candidature Of 517,332.

The candidates were from a total of 17,436 schools and the examination was administered at 2,012 centres. Out of the total number of candidates who initially registered, 1.59% were absent.

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Following the conclusion of investigations into cases of examination malpractice detected during the conduct of the examination, The Final Awards and Examiners’ Appointment Committee for the BECE has approved:

(1) Cancellation of the Subject Results of 417 candidates for bringing foreign material into the examination hall and engaging in collusion.

(2) Cancellation of the Entire Results of 44 candidates for bringing mobile phones into the examination hall.

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(3) Withholding of the Subject Results of 977 candidates pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice.

According to WAEC, the withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of investigations.

It added: “The Council wishes to express its most sincere appreciation to all stakeholders, especially the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, the Security Agencies, Supervisors, Invigilators, Examiners and all who in various ways supported it in the successful conduct of the examination and release of results.”

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NTC Sends Out Important Message To Teachers, Requires Urgent Online Registration -Check Out How To Register Here

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NTC Sends Out Important Message To Teachers, Requires Urgent Online Registration -Check Out How To Register Here

The National Teaching Council (NTC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE), Ghana Education Service (GES), and UNICEF, has arranged an online course for all teachers to earn 15 CPD points in order to renew their licenses.

According to NTC, this is a two-week training aimed at primary school teachers (BS1 to BS6), as well as headteachers and School Improvement Support Officers (SISOs). It also offers strategies for improving learners’ learning outcomes, particularly in Math and English.

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The course, which focuses on differentiated learning, its relevance, and its application in teaching and learning, is divided into six (6) lessons by the Ghana Education Service and the National Teaching Council, with UNICEF and IPA assistance.

Each of the six (6) lessons requires a maximum of one hour per day from the teacher.

How to Register

To register, all interested instructors should go to the website below.

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Applicants are urged to note that this NTC Online Course is only available to teachers who have access to the Commonwealth of Learning’s website, ntc.colvee.org.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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BREAKING: 2022 WASSCE Registration Begins Tomorrow, Monday, 23rd May; WAEC Sends Important Notice To The General Public -See Confirmed Statement Released

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BREAKING: 2022 WASSCE Registration Begins Tomorrow, Monday, 23rd May; WAEC Sends Important Notice To The General Public -See Confirmed Statement Released

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has issued an important notice to the public for all students who wishes to write the NOVDEC or private WASSCE.

A statement released on Saturday, 21st May 2022, reads as follows;

The West African Examinations Council wishes to inform the public that registration of candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for Private Candidates, will commence on Monday, 23rd May, 2022 and end on Tuesday, 16th August, 2022.”

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The Non profitable examination council earlier announced the date and time table for this year’s WASSCE.

“The WASSCE 2022 will begin in Ghana on Monday, August 1, 2022, and will run for four weeks.

From Monday, August 1, 2022, until Tuesday, September 27, 2022, all of the scheduled subjects will be written in their entirety.” The WASSCE 2022 will end on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

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All people who wants to write the private WASSCE exams are to take note that, the registration begins on Monday, 23rd May 2022.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Ministry Of Education Finally Speaks On The Distribution Of New Curriculum Text Books

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Ministry Of Education Finally Speaks On The Distribution Of New Curriculum Text Books

The Ministry of Education has denied allegations made against them that textbooks supply for the new curriculum will be in by 2024.A statement released on 20th May 2022, reads;

“The Ministry of Education has noted with surprise news publications making rounds, which purport that Government is unable to provide schools with textbooks for the new curriculum until 2024. The Ministry encourages the public to disregard such false publications, which are merely motivated by the mischief of some individuals and media organizations..

Ministry Of Education Finally Speaks On The Distribution Of New Curriculum Text Books

Ministry Of Education Finally Speaks On The Distribution Of New Curriculum Text Books

The Ministry of Education is well-informed about the delay in the supply of textbooks at the primary level, who are using the new Standard Based Curriculum, and has been working with the appropriate institutions, including the Public Procurement Authority, Printers, and Publishers, to ensure the delivery of books to the various schools.

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To note, over 150,000 teacher resource packs have been distributed to teachers across the length and breadth of the country to enhance teaching and learning activities in order to improve learning outcomes.

That notwithstanding, a comprehensive Quality Assurance Review, coupled with the conclusion of all procurement processes by the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), contracts have been signed and publishers have 120 days to complete their mandate from the day of signing.”

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The Ministry of Education wishes to assure the public of its commitment to the provision of quality education in all schools in the country, and the timely provision of quality textbooks is a priority to the Ministry, the statement assured.

“We entreat the public to disregard such publications.”

The Spokesperson for the Ministry of Education, Mr. Kwarteng also wrote;

“With the completion of all procurement process by the PPA, publishers are expected to supply textbooks within 120days.

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The Minister for Education Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum is still committed in providing textbooks to our basic schools.”

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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