The current Physics and Business Management exam West African Secondary School Certificate Exam (WASSCE) which was scheduled for Wednesday [September 15] have been reprogrammed.
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) is expected to announce a new date and time for writing articles.
âA new date for the reprogrammed items (Physics 1 & 2 and Business Management 1 & 2) will be communicated in due course. However, Automechanics 2 & 1 will be administered today, September 15th at 2pm as scheduled,â a WAEC said at a press conference. briefing Wednesday morning.
According to WAEC, the decision to reschedule the exams to ensure and safeguard the integrity of the exam.
There are suggestions that the papers have been leaked.
At a subsequent press briefing On Wednesday morning, the WAEC said that as a further measure to safeguard the integrity of the exam, the board instituted strict internal controls and staff compliance with council safety regulations.
WAEC is also increasing inspection and surveillance in the various centers.
He named some schools, which were closely watched for cheating attempts and intentions.
He said evidence was being gathered to validate the allegations of cheating at these schools.
They are Ejisu Senior High Technical School (SHTS) in Ejisu, Anlo-Afiadenyigba SHS, Tepa SHS, Yeji SHTS, Kings David’s College in Somanya, Ideal College, Sunyani, Christ the King SHS, Obuasi, Modern SHS, Kpong, Modern SHS in Kintampo, Oyoko Methodist SHS, Klo Agogo SHS.
Some supervisors were also barred from providing services to WAEC and were being considered for further sanction.
WAEC is also reviewing scripts in schools where cheating has been reported and the appropriate penalties applied.
He said he constantly monitors malicious websites and social media in conjunction with security agencies.
- Ejisu Higher Technical High School
- Anlo-Afiadenyigba High School,
- Tepa High School
- Yeji Higher Technical High School
- King David College, Somalia
- Ideal College, Sunyani
- Christ-Roi High School, Obuasi
- Modern high school, Kpong
- Modern high school, Kintampo
- Oyoko Methodist High School
- Klo Agogo High School