The West African Secondary School Examination ( WASSCE) has seen some changes in duration due to the covid 19. The exams which is the final exam written by final year Senior high school has seen some change in duration. The initial duration for the exam was at least a month. This provides adequate spacing and reduces stress on the students. The exams initially was supposed to be written earlier in the year but due to the global pandemic necessary actions were employed.
Unfortunately due to the times we find ourselves, the normal duration has been serious slashed to just two week. This information was received in on Sunday 21st June 2020 in the President’s usually address to the nation.
Final year students are to report on the 22nd of June 2020 and would be in school for a period of 6 weeks before their final exams commences. Also no parents or loved ones would be given the privilege to visit their wards. This is a measure taken against the corona virus pandemic. Nose masks and other essentials would be provided.
And for the first time, the fees of the candidates would be absorbed by the government. Parents should therefore take advantage of this good news and also provide a backup in terms of provisions and other necessaries since there would be no visiting.
Two weeks might be small but with hard work, dedication and prayer our candidates will be safe and victoriously sail through.
Source: Opera News