The west african examinations council, waec, says it'll quickly begin the conduct of its exam for non-public candidates, popularly known as gce, two times in a year with effect from 2017.
The council registrar, iyi uwadiae, spoke with the information enterprise of nigeria at the sidelines of the council’s “registrar’s personnel appraisal committee’’ assembly on wednesday in accra, ghana.

Uwadiae stated, “the west africa senior college certificate examination (wassce) for non-public applicants known as the november/december food regimen for personal candidates will now be carried out in january/february and august/september.’’

In line with him, the measure is to make sure that many private candidates, who preference the certificate for numerous purposes, will have the possibility of writing the exam and collect the certificate.

“we've concluded preparations to start writing of our wassce for personal candidates twice a yr from 2017.

“this could take area in january /february and august/september every yr in all the member international locations.

“this improvement, however, does not affect that of the college applicants, popularly called may also/june.

“that one stays once a year for all faculty candidates,” mr. Uwadiae said.

He explained that administering the wassce for personal candidates twice a 12 months become part of the projections of the council in 2017.

Consistent with him, as a part of its mandate to render qualitative service to all member international locations, the council is calling forward to a greater worthwhile 2017.

“this is the essence of this meeting, which brings all the heads of country wide places of work (hno) from member countries collectively.

“this meeting takes region as soon as a year to talk about the appraisals of the worldwide staff in member nations and endorse contributors of body of workers which might be due for promotion.

“in the course of the meeting too, there is also a follow up action on staff with terrible value determinations after which pointers from the committee are forwarded to the international committee for ratifications.

“some of these are parts of what we do so that it will make the activities of the council extra relevant and useful to our humans,’’ he said.

Uwadiae lauded the hnos for their resilience, doggedness and determination within the face of peculiar challenges in their respective countries and for making sure a easy conduct of the examinations.

Describing them because the council’s foot squaddies, the registrar thanked the hnos for the guide accorded him as the general head of the nearby examination frame.

“as foot infantrymen of the council, i ought to say that they've carried out nicely and deserve the commendation of the council as we look ahead to a higher 2017.

“they (hnos) have been assembly the mandate of carrying out and liberating results of the numerous examinations inside the stipulated periods and coordinating activities in their respective countrywide workplaces,’’ he said.
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Uwadiae said that waec turned into additionally searching forward to accomplishing its exam in many other nations with english speakme college students, studying with nigeria curriculum as possible.

“we are open to any united states of america in africa which preference to have us set examination for students, who're being taught with english and makes use of nigeria curriculum.

“so long as these countries have all standards wanted for the conduct of our exam on ground, we are able to be there to carry out our mandate.

“for example, we're currently rendering such offerings to some french speaking international locations like togo, benin republic and cote d’ivoire.

“those countries approached the council and we are doing that for his or her english speaking college students who need our certificate,” he said.

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