The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has stated it is closely monitoring the behaviour of school candidates following the leakage of several papers in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in 11 senior high schools (SHSs) throughout the country.
WAEC previously revealed that the papers for the 2021 Elective Maths and English Language exams were leaked into the public domain.
It said that supervisors and invigilators would be removed from the WASSCE awaiting additional punishments. Due to leakage, WAEC has rescheduled the Physics and Business Management examinations in the present WASSCE.
The two papers [Physics and Business Management] were supposed to be held on September 15, 2021, but reports on social media on Wednesday morning said they had been canceled.
WAEC’s Public Affairs Department stated that “extracts of parts of the questions” for the Mathematics (Elective) 2 and Section A of English Language 2 papers written on September 9 and September 13 were shared on social media platforms, according to a statement.
In a press conference, WAEC’s Head of the Test Administration Division, George Ohene-Mantey, stated that the council remained committed to conducting credible examinations at all levels, despite the challenges, and that “despite the challenges, we are steadfast in our commitment to conduct the 2021 examination.”
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