TARKWA : BECE Candidates Asked To avoid Malpractices

Miss Catherine Davies has advised candidates writing the Basic Entrance Certificate Examination ( BECE ) and the West African Senior High Certificate Examination (WASCE ) to avoid acts that could lead to the cancelation or withholding of their results.

She said many students in their bid to attain best aggregates , resort to cheating and other examination malpractices and this had affected them.

Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview at Tarkwa , Ms . Davies said 2 , 704 candidates are writing the BECE in the Tarkwa – Nsuaem Municipality.

This is made up of 1 , 350 girls and 1 , 354 boys drawn from 42 public and 17 private schools .

Ms . Davies said 23 students were absent with two of them being pregnant while the remaining boys who could not be traced are suspected to have joined illegal gold mining .

Ms . Davies commended teachers for their show of maturity and devotion to duty and for not allowing mistakes in the Single Spine Salary structure to affect their roles in the examinations.
GNA

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