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MCE petitions President over BECE award

The Chief Executive for the Yendi Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region, Alhaji Abubakari H. Yusuf has petitioned the president, Nana Akufo-Addo to intervene and ensure that the president’s annual award to students who excelled in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) is given to the deserving student from that part of the country. According to the MCE, the student ...

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BECE re-sit for private candidates takes off

The 2017/2018 edition  of the Basic Education Certificate Examination [BECE], for private candidates, commenced today [Monday], in forty-four centres across the country. The examination, which is organized by the West African Examinations Council [WAEC], offers an avenue for candidates of previous examinations to improve their grades. It was first introduced in 2014. Public Relations Officer for WAEC, Agnes Teye Cudjoe, ...

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Gov’t to pay 2018 BECE registration fees for candidates

The government will absorb the registration fees of 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in public junior high schools. The registration fee is GHc 75 per candidate in both private and government schools. This was contained in a memo sighted by Citi News, from the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to the Metropolitan, Municipal, District and Directors of Education. ...

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WAEC completes probe into over 1,000 withheld BECE results

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), has completed investigations into over one thousand 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results that were withheld. WAEC withheld 1,298 subject results of some candidates who sat for the examination on suspicion that they may have engaged in examination malpractices. According to the Head of Public Affairs of the West Africa Examination Council, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, students ...

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New deadline for SHS placements now September 30

Government has extended the deadline for the registration of Junior High School graduates into Senior High Schools (SHS) for the fourth time. The new deadline according to a statement signed by the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, is now the end of September 2017. “The deadline for accessing the internet to complete the computerized school selection placement (CSSPS) ...

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SHS placement extended for the third time

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has once again extended the deadline for registration of JHS graduates into SHS, to the close of today [Friday]. This marks the third such extension. The GES has said this is to allow some 40,000 Basic Education Certificate Graduates (BECE) graduates, who had challenges in securing places, to do so. “The closing date that is supposed ...

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Over 36, 000 students face resit after BECE failure [Report]

36, 849 Junior High School (JHS) students who failed to achieve the required pass marks to be placed in Senior High School will have an opportunity to resit the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The students failed to score Grade 9 in either English or Mathematics in the exams. Although the date for the BECE resits have not been set ...

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Regional distribution of Senior High Schools in Ghana [Infographic]

The Ashanti Region tops the chart as the region with the highest number of Senior High Schools in Ghana. The Upper West Region has the least number of Senior High Schools, 30, with 26 being public SHSs. Of the 872 SHSs in Ghana, 66% are government-managed while the remainder is privately owned. Also worthy of notice in the data is the ...

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GES sets up new site to deal with SHS placement

A new website for the Basic Education Certificate Examination self-placement process has been set up by the Ghana Education Service (GES). The original website for the self-placement, www.myjhsresult.net, now contains a link that directs users to the new website, www.cssps.gov.gh. This development follows reports of challenges encountered by BECE candidates who have been trying, since September 1, to secure their placement via the Computerized School Selection ...

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GES extends placement deadline for BECE candidates again

The Ghana Education Service has again extended the deadline for Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates to secure their places at Senior High Schools across the country. The deadline is now midnight on Thursday, September 7, 2017. A statement signed by the Deputy Minister of Education in charge of pre-Tertiary Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, said this extension was done ...

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