WEAC releases Private BECE results for 2019

WEAC releases Private BECE results for 2019 examination ahead of BECE 2019The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) the examination body is charged with overseeing major examination in Ghana at the Technical and vocation TVET), Basic school (BECE) and Senior High School (SHS) l levels in Ghana has released provisional results of the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination conducted for Private Candidates.

The candidates of the examination are very often those who had sat for the examination in the previous school-based exams but failed to obtained the needed grades to give them an opportunity to further their education at the SHS level.

Information gathered by Newsghana24.com is that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has hosted the results online for candidates to access.

A statement signed by the Head of Public Affairs of WAEC, Mrs. Agnes Teye-Cudjoe said no case of examination malpractice was recorded.

“A total of 2,573 candidates took the exams at the 2019 seating. This was made up of 1,602 male candidates and 971 female candidates who took the exams across the nation at the various examination centres. The exams were written in eleven (11) examination centres.

Every year since WEAC started the private examination for candidates was instituted, the exam has preceded the school-based examination. This year’s school-based Basic Education Certificate Examination will kick start on June 10th, 2019 I across the country.

Candidates who excel in the school-based examination and those who took the private examination and passed will get the chance to be placed in one of their schools of choice for the governments flagship free SHS program which ensures that all candidates who pass the examination are placed in public Senior High Schools and that they do not pay for second cycle education.

All through the Free SHS has been saddled with challenges since its inception, the Akuffo Addo led government has decided to continue with the program to give access to secondary education to more basic school graduates through the introduction of a double track system.

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