Deputy Minister for Education, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour following the conduct of the ongoing 2021 WASSCE for School has visited 7 Senior High Schools serving as WASSCE centres to motivate candidates writing the exams.
The Senior High Schools, Hon Ntim in a post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh said he visited are Okuapemman SHS, Methodist Girls SHS – Mamfe, Akropong School for the Deaf, Mampong PRESEC, Mount Sinai SHS and Aburi Girls SHS.
On claims, there are food shortages in some schools in the country, the Deputy Education Minister said all the public Senior High Schools (SHSs) he toured on Monday, September 13, 2021, had an adequate stock of food items.
“My interactions with students and Heads of Schools afforded me a deeper appreciation of ongoing infrastructure projects and their dedication to improving on outcomes,” the Reverend Minister stated in the social media post.
The Member of Parliament for Assin South Constituency continued that “Indeed Ghanaian students are better positioned for a brighter future with the worthy investment put into the flagship Free SHS policy.”
This year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination which began on Monday, August 16, 2021, with the administration of the Visual Art project work is expected to end on Friday, October 8, 2021, for all candidates.
A total of 446,321 made up of 221,437 males and 234,884 females from 965 schools (651 public schools and 314 private schools) are partaking in the ongoing international examination administered at 763 centres nationwide.
The 446,321 beneficiaries of the free SHS initiative sitting for the examination have been cautioned to abide by the rules and regulations governing the conduct of the WAEC West African Senior School Certificate Examination.