The Ghana Education Service (GES) has cautioned WASSCE candidates nationwide to be wary of their behaviour in the examination hall as their misconduct could lead to suspension and or cancellation of the subject result.
The Education Service advise follows reports that candidates of some Senior High Schools (SHS) sitting for the 2020 edition of the WASSCE for school candidates are staging demonstration over strict invigilation.
Final year students of the Kumasi-based Jauben and Tweneboa Kodua Senior High School equally staged demonstration against management of the their schools and accusing them for not allowing them to cheat during the conduct of the Integrated Science on Monday August 3, 2020.
Candidates of the Tweneboa Kodua SHS reportedly vandalised the school properties and called for immediate removal of their headmaster. The students in a viral video chanted to boycott the remaining papers.
But, the Ghana Education Service in a statement dated August 3 copied to GeorgeWeb has advised all persons associated with the conduct of the examination particularly candidates to be extra concious of activities which will have the potential of undermining the integrity of the examination.
The statement equally cautioned all Regional/District Directors, supervisors and invigilators to take extra precautionary measures to ensure there are no cases of examinations malpractice.
It furthered that any unaccepted practice or misconduct in the examination hall will be thoroughly investigated and all those found culpable will be made to face the full rigours of the law.
The Management encouraged candidates to prepare adequately and do independent work and depend on their individual abilities to pass the final examination expected to end on September 5, 2020.