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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 …

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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…

What does the double-track/semester system for SHS mean!

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Recently there has been hot controversies among politicians in Ghana  following the disclosure made by the Honourable minister of education Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh about government's intention to adopt the double-track or semester system for Senior high schools in Ghana.Some politicians especially the minority has argued strongly that the system is totally bad and that its going to break down the entire senior high education in the country,
On the contrary, government has maintained that the system is not going to interfere in the effectiveness of teaching and leaning but rather going to create more space at the Senior high schools.This two fold argument caused me to commence a research to find out what the system is actually about and its pros and cons. BACKGROUND
Free Senior High Education was one of the main campaign messages and social intervention programs of the Akufo Addo led NPP during the electioneering period.Upon gaining political power in 2017, President Akuffo Addo…

WASSCE (I) How to get excellent grades

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     West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), is an examination conducted by WAEC to some anglophone west African countries including: Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leon, Liberia, and the Gambia. The examination is for certification and selection into tertiary institutions.
Unfortunately, this examination has been a stabling block to many students who dream of attaining higher academic heights   The purpose of the WASSCE series on this blog is to delve into the reason why students has not been able to easily pass their WASSCE exams and to find possible solutions to the problem.    According to recent comment from the minister of education only a few SHS graduates are able to enroll in tertiary institutions right after school because of mass failure, majority of them have to resit for the exam for about two, three and even four times before they can obtain the required grades for university. 
  Having a good WASSCE grades can secure a very promising and a brigh…

WAEC reopens 2018 Nov Dec registration.

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has opened a short notice registration from Wednesday July 17th- July 31st  for the 2018 WASSCE for private candidates. This is to allow candidates who are not satisfied with their recently released WASSCE results to resit the exam. Student who are currently in school can also register and try their hands on the exam.

                 HOW TO REGISTER
The registration for the exam is strictly online, it is however done manually for some WAEC accredited institutions. interested candidates can register for the exam at any accredited internet café, Candidates are to first capture their finger prints to commence registration. After your finger prints have been captured, you can now create an account by providing your email address and a password. You can then proceed to registration providing your Bio data (personal details)
and subject selection,
You would have to upload your scanned photograph and signature. Make sure the information pro…

Waec withholds over 26,434 results as it releases 2018 wassce results.

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In a press release signed by Mrs Agnes Teye -Cudjoe, head of national office  of the West African Examination Council, on July 13th,
The council has announced the release of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination  WASSCE results. However, the results of 26,434 has been withheld pending investigation into allerged malpractices during and after the exam.
She said the withheld results will be released as soon as investigation is completed, candidates who are found guilty will have their results totally cancelled. It was further stated that the results will soon be dispatched to the school and candidates are to contact their school heads for their results. Otherwise they can access their results online at  ghana.waecdirect.org                       STATISTICS
A total of 316,999 candidates from 946 public and private senior high schools entered for the exam out of which 1,378 were absent from the exam. the figure represents 158,550 (50.02%) male and 158,449 (49.…

WAEC grading system for 2018 wassce.

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The most frequently asked questions among SHS graduates as well as students is on what basis does WAEC transform their exam scores into grades. WAEC grades candidates subject by subject ranging from A1 to F9 with grade A1 interpreted as Excellent  and the best grade a candidate can ever get in the WASSCE examination.

Followed by B2 and B3 which are interpreted as Very good and Good respectively. The 'C' range i.e C4, C5 and C6 are interpreted as credit passes. D7 and E8 are interpreted as passes and the last and the lowest grade F9 interpreted as failure.       With the above interpretation, one would ask how are the figures transformed into letters? ANSWER.      so after the marking of the WASSCE,  the raw scores obtained in all the sections of the subject, i.e  the theory, objective test, practicals, as well as project works are broken down to a hundred percent  by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate by the total marks of the paper and multiplying i…

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