Exam Malpractice won’t be tolerated during 2020 BECE – GES warns
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has assured that will take swift measures to deal with examination malpractices in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination slated to begin on Monday 14th, September 2020.
In a statement signed by the Head of the Public Relations Unit of the Ghana Education Service, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, they are collaborating with the organizers of the exam to ensure the sanctity of the examination.
“Management of GES in collaboration with WAEC will ensure the sanctity of examination at all times. All cases of reported examination malpractices will swiftly be investigated and dealt with decisively. All candidates and stakeholders are assured that management has worked very closely with the West African Examination Council to ensure the smooth conduct of the examinations and the strict adherence to COVID 19 protocols,” part of the statement reads.
The 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) would be conducted from 14-18 September 2020 with a total of 531,705 candidates comprising 269,419 males and 262,286 females. Candidates are from 17,440 schools and they will write the Examination at 2007 centers.
Story by: Erica Maame Nimo Minsi