School teachers should not be allowed to invigilate in WASSCE examination- Africa Education watch

By | June 15, 2021

The executive director of the African Education watch has indicated that school teachers should not be used as WASSCE invigilators.

An excerpt from Africa Education watch yet to be launched 2020 independent WASSCE report, indicated that some invigilators played a crucial role in the 2020 WASSCE examination Malpractices.

According to international best practices, School teachers should not be used as invigilators due to the potential for conflicting interests.

According to Africa Education watch, a mathematics teacher from kade SHTS Mr. Evans Yeboah was interdicted by the Ghana Education Service (GES) for taking a snapshot of the integrated Science question paper sending the same outside for an accomplice to solve and smuggle back to him via WhatsApp.

According to him, he was found dictating the solution to the students in the exam hall.

As far back as 2014, a policeman was also interdicted for smuggling WACE question papers to the Konogo depot. WAEC complained about the delay in the prosecution of the policeman.

Africa Education watch, therefore, calls on MOE, AG, and CID to expedite action in criminal investigation and prosecution of suspected criminal in the exam Malpractices chain.

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