WAEC announces key security measures as 2019 WASSCE starts

WAEC announces key security measures as 2019 WASSCE starts

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced new security measures as the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) begins on Monday, April 8, 2019.

Final year Senior High School (SHS) students are expected to take part in the exams in various centres across the country.

YEN.com.gh understands that the first paper is Basketry 3 project work, and the last, which would be written on June 7, 2019, is Elective Information and Communication Technology.

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WAEC has meanwhile announced some security measures to be implemented as the examination is being taken.

The head of its national office, Wendy E. Addy-Lamptey, disclosed that WAEC, will for the first time, capture the fingerprints of candidates who would be writing the papers as part of measures to curb impersonation.

It would also introduce CCTV cameras, e-marking software and computer-based testing to curb exam malpractice.

WAEC has also stated that it has introduced the application of modern techniques such as, e-marking software among others to curb examination malpractice.

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Source: Yen

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