Truants to be prevented from writing BECE or WASSCE

Truants to be prevented from writing BECE or WASSCE

The Conference of Regional Diectors of Education (CONRED) has revealed that all final year candidates for the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) who skip classes would be prevented from writing their final exams.

Explaining the new directive issued by the  regional directors, president of (CONRED), Alhaji Haroon explained the move is to clamp down on truancy in schools as much as possible.

The new directive, although not part of the Ghana Education Service's move is due to concerns by the parents and Heads over the increased level of truancy by students.

 

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