The West African Senior Schools Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), begins today Monday, July 20th, 2020 with project work practicals for Visual Art students.
Science students, on the other hand, will follow next with their practicals examinations before the theory papers begin on Monday, August 3.
This year’s examination for both students in basic school and SHS has gained a lot of reportage and talk as a result of the outbreak of COVID – 19. Countries such as Nigeria had pulled out of the examination to help mitigate the spread of the virus.
The exam is scheduled to end on September 5 with Principles of Cost Accounting and Technical Drawing.
Already, the president has wished all the 313,837 candidates well.
“I send my best wishes to the three hundred and thirteen thousand, eight hundred and thirty-seven (313,837) final year Senior High School students, who will, from Monday, 20th July, take the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
“Every Ghanaian acknowledges that education is the key to the future of our country.
“We, therefore, must do everything possible, even amid a pandemic, to guarantee the prospects of our youth, protect their potential, and, thereby, help preserve our collective future.”
Students are encouraged to stay safe by adhering to all COVID 19 protocols such as wearing of a nose mask, hand washing and social distancing.
We wish every student the very best in their examination!