West African Examinations Council
COVID-19 lockdown will not affect students’ performance in WASSCE, stakeholders boast
Stakeholders in the education sector have allayed fear of mass failure in the 2020 West African Examinations Council, (WAEC) due to months of lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.
Our students will take WAEC, Akwa Ibom government insists
Akwa Ibom State Government has declared that it would do everything within its powers to reopen schools and allow its students to participate in the 2020 West African Examinations Council
WAEC acquires magic scanners for document authentication, hosts AEAA Conference
In line with technological trends and to continually deliver on its mandate, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is set to acquire “Magic Scanners” for authentication of documents.
Uniform examination for undergraduates?
A suggestion that there should be a uniform examination for final year university students nationwide to address fallen standards does not deserve any further debate because it is flashy. No doubt, the need for the enhancement of the capability of universities in Nigeria to produce good quality graduates has been widely acknowledged among the various…
Why Buhari must end the rot now
The news from our education sector keeps getting cheerless. Last year, the West African Examinations Council reported mass failures in the West African Senior Certificate examination. Of the 131,485 candidates who took the examination, only 34,664 or 26.01 per cent obtained credits in five subjects, including English language and mathematics. Last week, the World Bank…
Government orders separate teaching of Islamic, Christian Religious Studies
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has directed that teaching of Islamic Religious Studies (IRS) and Christian Religious Studies (CRS) in secondary schools should be done as separate subjects.