MANDATORY WEARING OF FACE MASKS TO WAEC OFFICES
Members of the public are kindly informed that in line with directives from the Government of Ghana to curb the spread of Covid-19, all clients/visitors to any WAEC Office will be required to wear face masks.
This measure is in addition to others currently being implemented to ensure the safety of all clients/visitors and WAEC employees.
The West African Examinations Council, a non-profit-making organization, with its head-quarters in Accra, Ghana, was established in 1952 after the Governments of Ghana (then Gold Coast), Nigeria, Sierra Leone and The Gambia enacted the West African Examinations Council Ordinances in 1951. Liberia became the fifth member of the Council in 1974. The enactment of the Ordinances was based on the Jeffrey Report, which strongly supported the proposal for the setting up of a regional examining board to harmonize and standardize pre-university assessment procedures in the then British West Africa.
The main objectives of the Council are:
- To conduct examinations in the public interest
- To award certificates, provided that the certificates did not represent lower standards of attainment than equivalent certificates of examining authorities in the United Kingdom .
To be a world-class examining body adding value to the educational goals of its stakeholders.
To remain Africa’s foremost examining body, providing qualitative and reliable educational assessment, encouraging academic and moral excellence and promoting sustainable human resource development and international co-operation.