Ghana Education Service reveals that 92% of BECE candidates would enjoy Free SHS

Ghana Education Service reveals that 92% of BECE candidates would enjoy Free SHS

- According to the GES, 8% of the candidates attained a grade 9 in either Mathematics or English

- Such students were therefore unable to gain access to further their studies at the Senior High School (SHS) level

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) has indicated that 92% of the candidates who sat for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) would qualify to advance to the Senior High School (SHS) level.

Ghana Education Service reveals that 92% of BECE candidates would enjoy Free SHS

Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh

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This follows a release of this year’s results by the West African Examination Council (WAEC).

The acting Director-General of GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa mentioned that the details of the 92%, representing 424,092 candidates, would be available on the Computerized School Selection System Placements (CSSPS).

The remaining 8% (36, 849) were unable to secure placement, because they scored a Grade 9 in either English or Mathematics.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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