According to information gathered by Georgeweb.org, a copy of the 2020 WASSCE timetable has submitted to the Ministry of Education for review and will be from any time soon be made available to the general public and relevant stakeholders in the country.
The much awaited examination is expected to commence on Monday July 20, 2020 with Project Work for visual Arts candidates, but for the theory papers it will officially start from August 3 and ends on the first week of September this year.
The five-week-long 2020 WASSCE for school candidates examination will be ended with Principles of Cost Accounting and Technical Drawing.
The Head of the Ghana National Office of WAEC, Mrs. Wendy Enyonam Addy-Lamptey in an interivew with the Daily Graphic monitored by Georgeweb.org, said the date for the start of the WASSCE had been agreed on by the Ghana Education Service, adding that the timetable was to guide the students in their preparations.
Collectively, 60 subjects, made up of four core and 56 elective subjects, have been made available to the prospective candidates preparing to sit for the final examination.
The subjects cover the seven programmes offered at senior high school (SHS), namely, General Arts, General Science, Business, Agricultural Science, Visual Arts, Home Economics, and Technical.
The Head of Public Affairs of WAEC, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe said the Council has arranged for each classroom to contain at least 25 students to ensure maximum social distancing, depending on the size of the classroom.
She added that as part of WAEC will this year use fingerprint scanners as part of efforts to curb impersonation during the conduct of the 2020 examinations WASSCE for school candidates.
The Head of School Examination at WAEC, Mr. Godfred Addo also revealed that the WASSCE question papers are ready and secured with a 24/7 hour guard.
He on behalf of the Council assured that the annual examination leakages associated with the conduct of the test will not be experienced this year.
Mr. Godfred stressed that the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) will not hesitate to cancel some or the entire subject papers should they suspect any examination malpractice.