Four teachers picked up for assisting students at Bekwai – WAEC

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has revealed that four teachers have been caught engaging in examination malpractices at Bekwai in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. 

The Basic Education Certificate Examination which began on Monday, July 8, in various centres across the country has been smooth and peaceful amid several warnings from stakeholders to candidates including President Akufo-Addo about abstaining from examination malpractices.

However, speaking to the media after monitoring at some examination centres, the Head of National Office, WAEC, Wendy Addy-Lamptey called on relevant stakeholders to instil discipline in students to avoid cheating.

While acknowledging a generally peaceful and smooth conduct, she reported a few incidents, including some teachers in Obuasi-Bekwai, who have been caught up for assisting candidates.

She said, “With regard to the conduct itself, I think we’ve had good conduct this morning and again this afternoon. I must say that we have just had a few reports. We have had a few people picked up, some teachers picked up in Obuasi, Bekwai, trying to help the candidate.

“About three or four of them, but as I said, we just had a report, so the details of it will be coming and then we’ll put it out.”

Source : Citi newsroom

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