Visual arts and Home Economics final year students from various Senior High Schools (SHSs) across the country Monday, August 6, 2021, will commence the practicals aspect of the 2021 WASSCE for School Candidates.
The 2021 edition of the August/September West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) according to this year’s WASSCE timetable sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh will end Friday, October 8, 2021.
The international examination will officially be administered for over 446,000 candidates nationwide on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The second batch of free SHS students on Wedneday will sit for the English Language 3 (Orals).
Mrs Agnes Teye Cudjoe, Head of Public Relations – West African Examinations Council, speaking in an interview monitored by EducationWeb said adequate measures have been put in place to ensure smooth conduct of the exams.
“The 2021 WASSCE on Monday, August 16 will start for some final year Senior High School students but the examination will officially be conducted in September for all candidates with proper measures in place” she stated.
Advising the prospective candidates, the WAEC spokeswoman urged them to desist from engaging in examination malpractice and misconduct saying that could lead to the cancellation of their entire subject results.
A staff of the Examinations Council in the interview also disclosed the non-profit-making organization (WAEC) this year has put in place effective measures to ensure cases of examination questions leakage are not recorded.
The Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Adutwum in his goodwill message to the candidates similarly advised them to be of good conduct during and after the examination to ensure the successful conduct of the 2021 WASSCE for School.