JUST IN: GES announced New dates for WASSCE,BECE 2020

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced dates for the conduct of the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

President Akuffo Addo has stated that all final year students in the Junior High Schools (JHS) across the country are to report to their various schools on June 29,2020, to continue with their Academic work ahead of their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

The President made this revelation on Sunday, May 31, 2020, during his tenth state address on the update of events concerning COVID-19 pandemic.

Check This Out: JUST IN: Final Year JHS students to resume June 29 for Academic Work – Akuffo Addo

Candidates of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) are expected to resume for Academic Work on June 22, 2020, according to President Akuffo Addo.

The president also indicated that Form 2 Gold Track SHS Students are also expected to join the WASSCE Candidates on the same date to continue with their First Semester.

Check This Out: JUST IN: SHS 2 Gold Track , WASSCE Candidates to resume June 22 for Academic Work – Akuffo Addo

 

In an update by the Ministry of Education, JHS pupils will resume for official learning on June 29, 2020 and take an eleven-week extensive tutorial after which they will write their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) from September 14 to September 18, 2020.

Final year WASSCE Candidates will report to school on June 22, after which they will write their WASSCE six weeks later, from August 3 to September 4, 2020.

JUST IN: GES announced New dates for WASSCE,BECE 2020 | 1
JUST IN: GES announced New dates for WASSCE,BECE 2020 4

In this regard, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) shall not conduct same examination for WASSCE Candidates across the West Afrtiac region in 2020 due to the different approaches to mabnaging bthe COVID-19 Situation in he various countries.

To this effect, the Ghana office of the West African Examination Council is in charge of setting questions for the ‘Ghana Exam’, a new name for the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

JUST IN: GES announced New dates for WASSCE,BECE 2020 | 2
JUST IN: GES announced New dates for WASSCE,BECE 2020 5

A latest document from the Ministry said the classes for the final year students in SHS will be split with not more than 25 students in attendance.

JUST IN: GES announced New dates for WASSCE,BECE 2020 | 3
JUST IN: GES announced New dates for WASSCE,BECE 2020 6

Additionally, JHS will have 30 pupils for classes which will start from 9:am to 1:pm each day with no breaks outside the classroom.

 


SEND US YOUR STORIES FOR PUBLICATION VIA WHATSAPP NUMBER 0506440219

Get the Ghana Education Service New Standard – Based Scheme of Learning (SOL) HERE

National E-Learning guidelines for Pre-Tertiary Institutions Out CHECK HERE

Get the Ghana Education Service New Standard – Based Curriculum HERE

Get the  WAEC Marking Schemes HERE

Get the NaCCA/GES Standard -Based Lesson Plans HERE

Get the WAEC BECE, WASSCE, NTC Licensure Exam and Teachers’ Promotion Exam Past Questions HERE

Previous articleJUST IN: About 27,000 GES Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff to be recruited in 2020 – NAPO
Next articleMake all final year day-students in SHS boarders – Napo directs
Avatar of Ellis Ferdinand
Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

Leave a Reply