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WAEC may sort out autonomous WASSCE for Ghana alone due to COVID-19

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The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has shown its availability to sort out an autonomous West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Ghanaian applicants this year because of the flare-up of the coronavirus ailment (Covid-19) which has brought about the closure of schools in West Africa.

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah gave the insight in a radio meeting on Monday morning.

On the off chance that it experiences, it implies WASSCE applicants in Ghana may compose an alternate test from what their associates in other West African nations would compose.

The WASSCE is a state administered test sorted out by WAEC for senior secondary school understudies in English speaking West African nations, including Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Following the flare-up of the coronavirus malady, WAEC suspended the 2020 WASSCE for both senior and middle school understudies in its usable nations.

This was a direct result of the closure of all sch…

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The four cognitive skills needed to be a successful learner.

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According to wikipedia.org cognition is the mental action or process of  aquiring knowledge  and understanding through, experience and the senses.

Cognition involves many aspects of intellectual functioning and processes which i am going to discuss about four of them which are very necessary for any successful student.

Memory

Memory is the basic form of cognitive skill that every human being must possess in order to live successfully, various forms of memory functions exist such as Long term memory , Short term memory, Rote memory , Sequential memory, Receptive memory etc. Memory is very essential for every student as it is where everything is stored, imagine your videographer just taking the video without recording at your wedding; disaster right? yes this is how it will be for a student without strong memory.

Logical reasoning and critical thinking
Every successful learner needs a critical thinking and logical reasoning skills as a prerequisite. Teachers will try their best in class …

WAEC Releases 2019 BECE results for School candidates.

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A total of  517,311 candidates from various private and public Junior High Schools took this year's Basic Education Certificate Examination.

In a press realease signed  by Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe  the head of Public affairs of the West African Examination Council on Thursday August 29, 2019,

 A total of 173 candidates had some of their results canceled  for carrying foreign materials to the exam hall while 19 candidates had their entire results canceled for bringing mobile phones to the exam hall.

The council has also with-hold 2,497 subjects results for alerged malpractices pending conclusion of investigation.


  STATISTICS  

Total number of candidates:....  517,311.

Males:..........................................263,602.

Females:......................................253,729.

Number of schools:....................16,871.

Exam centres:.............................1,880.

Candidates absent:.....................5,320 (1.03%).

The results are now available on the council's website for ca…

University of Ghana residential fees increased.

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University of Ghana in a recent release on its website has published a new residential fees for the
2019/2020 academic year with a 5% increase in that of 2017/2018 academic year for the traditional
 halls
 after weeks of deliberation and consultation by authorities and pressures from students of
the university of Ghana on how much to pay as residential fees.

Residents in the fully university owned (traditional halls) which includes; Mensah sarbah hall,
Commonwealth hall, Volta hall, Legon hall, and Akuafo halls are to pay 853 cedis instead of 812 cedis that was paid the previouse years, this shows a slight increment of about 41 cedis representing

5%  on what was being charged before.

Residents in the diaspora halls i.e Dr Hilla Liman hall, Elizabeth sey hall, Jean Nelson ackah hall and Alexanda Kwapong halls are to pay 1,790 cedis.

source: universnewsroom.com




"Anas is a problem" Justice Sophia Adinyira.

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Her ladyship Justice Sophia Adinyira; a. Justice of the supreme court of Ghana has stated that the methods used by Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his tiger eye private investors in investigating corruption is problematic.

The judge made the statement at university of Ghana during her interaction with some students.

Justice Sophia Adinyira is a supreme court judge who has sat on various landmark cases including the 2012 presidential election petition filed by the then losing candidate Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo and the new patriotic party.

The judge was supposed to deliver a lecture at an alumni lectures organized by Mensah Sarbah hall of the university of Ghana which was postponed for poor attendance.

In an interaction with some few students present, a student asked the judge to give her opinion on the methods used by the investigative journalist Anas  Aremeyaw Anas  in investigating individuals especially public officials.

Without wasting much time the judge set the record straight by say…

University of Ghana holds 2018 matriculation ceremony.

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University of Ghana is the oldest and the best among the public as well as private universities in Ghana.Established in 1948 as the university college of the gold coast affiliated to the university of London, university of Ghana have served as the reservoir of Ghana's human resources.The university has produced notable alumnus including Presidents, Diplomats, seasoned lawyers, and many international icons.Before the beginning of each academic year, the university receives huge number of applications to be considered in various programs such as certificate, diploma, undergrad., master as well as PhD. As a result of limited staff and facilities, the university is always left with no choice than to turn down the applications of some applicant even though they are qualified.This year (2018/2019 academic year), the university received nearly fifty thousand applications of which it was able to admit sixty percent of these applicants.In a ceremony to officially accept the newly admitted …

Nov/Dec 2018 complete guide.

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The 2018 NOV/DEC is expected to officially commence on Saturday, September 1st 2018 with Integrated Science as the first core subject. The following are all that candidates needs to know and do to ensure a successful exam. This will also help reduce confusion and frustration.    Firstly candidate should expect to receive their ten digits index number as a Text message from WAEC, this is how it will be like
"Dear (your name), your index number for WASSCE PC 2018 is ********** make sure you quote this number on all your documents for this years exam thank you."
Candidates who didn't receive this message for any reason should not worry, you can still access your index number using your invoice number to check online, log on to WAEC WASSCE for private candidates portal, click on the print index number bottom and insert your invoice number then submit to have your index number displayed on your screen.




  Few weeks after the receipt of index numbers, candidates are supposed…

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