Shun all Exam Malpractices; GES Warns BECE Candidates

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has cautioned the 2024 candidates of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and all stakeholders to abstain from all forms of examination malpractices.

The examination begins today, July 8, 2024, across 2,123 centres in the country.

In a statement, the GES congratulated the candidates for climbing the educational ladder thus far with hard work and commended all stakeholders for their shared roles in the development of the candidates.

“Management wishes to congratulate all 569,095 candidates involved for their hard work and fortitude so far and also express its profound gratitude to all teachers, heads of basic schools, directors of education, parents/guardians and all stakeholders for the crucial role they have played so far in preparing the candidates for the examination.”

It also warned against examination malpractices.

“Candidates, invigilators, supervisors, school authorities, teachers and parents are advised to desist from all forms of examination malpractices.”

It noted that it’s collaborating with the security agencies to ensure smooth conduct of the examination nationwide.

The exam will end on Monday, July 15, 2024.

According to figures from the West African Examination Council (WAEC), a total of 569,095 candidates made up of 282,648 males and 286,447 females from 19,506 participating schools have registered for the examination.

Meanwhile, 1,366 candidates comprising 735 males and 631 females registered as private candidates.

School candidates will be examined based on the newly introduced common core curriculum, while private candidates will be examined based on the old syllabus.

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