South-West commissioners for Education Ready For WAEC Examination, Talk has been on since this pasts few months based on the aspect of FG canceling WASSCE.
The Commissioners for Education in the southwest states have indicated their readiness to sit students in the zone for the West African Examination Council examination without causing harm.
If you can remember, The Federal Government had on July 8, reversed an initial decision giving schools permission to reopen for Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 students, who are expected to participate in the Junior Secondary School Certificate and the Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations respectively.
This was disclosed after an online meeting which had in attendance the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, Southwest Commissioners of Education, Special advisers on Education, and States Universal Basic Education Board.
According to the Director-General, DAWN Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye, in a statement, the focus of the meeting was premised on the need to jointly agree on modalities for the 2019/2020 WAEC Examinations, resumption of schooling activities for SSS 3 students and other allied matters.
The Forum, after careful deliberations, considering peculiarities of each state and options available reached a consensus that “State Commissioners for Education have signified readiness to sit students for the 2019/2020 WAEC examinations”.
They also said August 3rd, 2020 should be the resumption date for final year SSS3 students. They called on the states in the zone to approach the Federal Government at the first instance seeking the postponement of the WAEC exam by at least three weeks from proposed resumption.
“At the second instance, states should directly approach WAEC to seek for an extension of the WAEC Examinations to week commencing August 24”.
On resumption of schools, they agreed that “All schools when reopening should have in place, incident managers and classroom wardens for every school and every classroom.”
The truth is that there is a tendency of school resuming especially the examiner classes. For you to be updated about more latest education news we advise you to subscribe to our website by allowing our notification to send you the news update.