Importance of Writing Index Number: Following the commencement of the 2023 edition of WASSCE today, Africa Education Watch has urged candidates sitting for the examination not to forget to write both their Index number and full name on the answer booklets.
Avoiding Result Cancellation: Understanding WAEC Rule 8(2)
Citing the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Rule 8(2), EduWatch said some students who sat for the WASSCE last year had their subject results canceled because they did not write their Index number after writing their name.
Preparing for the 2023 WASSCE: Key Reminder
The education think tank – Africa Education Watch (EduWatch) has consequently advised all 2023 WASSCE candidates to write both their Index number and full name before they start their practical, written, or objective test papers.
Commencement of the 2023 WASSCE
“The 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) officially starts today. Last year, some had their subject results canceled because they didn’t write their Index Num after writing their Name-WAEC Rule 8(2)
WASSCE Schedule and Number of Candidates
Slated to commence from July 31, 2023, through to September 26, 2023, more than 448,000 prospective final-year students from public and private Senior High Schools (SHSs) are expected to sit for the 2023 WASSCE for School.
Ghana’s Independent WASSCE for School
Just like last year, Ghana this academic year will not write the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School with other member countries of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) including Nigeria.
EduWatch’s Proactive Steps to Curb Examination Malpractice
In a related development, Africa Education Watch as part of efforts to support the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to end examination malpractice in this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination has established a WASSCE Desk.
Reporting Suspicious Activities: The WASSCE Desk’s Purpose
The education think tank in a post sighted by timesghana said the purpose of the WASSCE Desk is for members of the general public to report any suspicious activities they notice before or during the conduct of the WASSCE for School.
Collaborating with OXFAM: Upholding the Integrity of WASSCE
Africa Education Watch’s (EduWatch) decision to support the not-for-profit making organization (WAEC) follows a partnership with OXFAM to monitor the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Schools.
As the 2023 WASSCE kicks off, candidates must be mindful of writing their Index number and full name on their answer booklets to avoid any potential issues with their results.
Africa Education Watch’s initiatives to prevent examination malpractice and enhance the credibility of the WASSCE are commendable, and the public’s support in reporting any suspicious activities is crucial in this endeavor.