Just In: WAEC Endorses CBT For SSCE

Just In: WAEC Endorses CBT For SSCE

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved the use of Computer-Based Test mode for conduct of the Senior School Certificate Examination. A shift in exam methodology, moving away from traditional pen-and-paper system for the Senior School Certificate Examination.

This is contained in a statement signed by the acting head of the Public Affairs Unit of WAEC, Moyosola Adesina, and released on Monday.

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According to Adesina, “In line with global best practices, the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examinations Council wishes to inform the general public, and all its stakeholders, that it has concluded plans to migrate its WASSCE for Private Candidates Examination Diets from Paper and Pencil Test to Computer-Based Examination.”

The shift is slated to begin with the February 2024 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates, marking a paradigm shift in the assessment methodology for aspiring candidates.

More details later…

Emmanuel Ochayi is a journalist. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos, School of first choice and the nations pride. Emmanuel is keen on exploring writing angles in different areas, including Business, climate change, politics, Education, and others.


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