Organizers of the ongoing WASSCE following the leakage of Physics and Business Management papers scheduled to be administered on Wednesday has named some Senior High Schools it said are engaging in exams malpractice.
Mr George Ohene Mantey, the Head of Test Administration Division – WAEC, at a press briefing monitored by EducationWeb.com.gh, said the Council has increased inspection and invigilation at the various examination centres.
“WAEC has increased inspection and monitoring at the centres, especially those we have received tip-off are planning to cheat in the WASSCE, such schools are being closely monitored for evidence to validate the claims,” he said.
The WAEC official said some persons associated with the conduct of the ongoing international examination including supervisors and invigilators providing services for the Examinations Council have been withdrawn pending sanctions.
“Scrutiny of scripts of schools where cheating has been reported. Where mass cheating is established in centres, the appropriate sanctions would be applied,” the Head of Test Administration Division – WAEC told journalists.
The public and private schools allegedly cheating in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) are;
- Ejisu Senior High Technical School
- Anlo-Afiadenyigba Senior High School,
- Tepa Senior High School
- Yeji Senior High Technical School
- King David College, Somanya
- Ideal College, Sunyani
- Christ the King Senior High School, Obuasi
- Modern Senior High School, Kpong
- Modern Senior High School, Kintampo
- Oyoko Methodist Senior High School
- Klo Agogo Senior High School
A total of 446,321 candidates representing 221,437 boys and 234,884 girls from 965 Senior High Schools i.e 651 public schools and 314 private schools in Ghana are partaking in the ongoing 2021 WASSCE for School.
The international examination which commenced on Monday, August 16, 2021, with the administration of the Visual Art Project Work is expected to end smoothly at 763 examination centres on Friday, October 8, 2021.