The Ghana Education Service (GES) as part of the government effort to support second cycle schools has distributed over 446,954 remedial materials to final year senior high schools (SHS), libraries and teachers to prepare for WASSCE.
Speaking to the Daily Graphic Newspaper, Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director-General of GES said the remedial materials contain packs of past questions from 2015 to 2020 and a guide on how to answer WASSCE questions.
He told the newspaper 140 digital recordings of lessons in the core subjects — Core Mathematics, English Language, Integrated Science and Social Studies to the schools was also presented to the various Senior High Schools (SHSs).
According to the Director-General, Core Mathematics has 30 lessons, the English Language has 40 and Social Studies 30. The materials he said are not to be taken away by candidates after the administration of the international exams.
“We have tasked the heads of Senior High Schools (SHSs) to ensure the final year students do not destroy or take the remedial materials away, the next batch of WASSCE candidates will also use the same materials next time,” he noted.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in a blog post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh has disclosed a total of 446,321 final-year SHS students are writing the 2021 WASSCE for school candidates across the country.
The prospective candidates the non-profit-making organization said are made up of 221,437 males and 224,884 females from 965 public and private second cycle institutions thus 651 public schools and 314 private SHSs.