6 States Agree To Reopen Schools For WASSCE Examinas.
By Heavens10000 | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 1 views
The six state in Southwest region of the country have agreed to reopen schools to allow SS3 students to participate in 2020 West African School Certificate Examinations. (WASCE)
The six states that agreed to reopen school for the exam schedule to start in August are Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti.
The federal government has previously backtracked on the planned reopening of schools in the country, and also declared that students attending Unity School will not participate in the exams over safety concern of the global pandemic.
However, the six Southwest states, after a virtual meeting by the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) commission, commissioners, special advisers on education and subeb chairman reached an agreement to reopen schools for SS3 students to write their final exams.
A statement by the DAWN that all states will reopen school for ss3 student by August 3, and ensure full compliance by the Covid19 protocols.
At the second instance, states are to approach the West African Examination Council for the postpoment of the exam till August 24.
It was also resolved at the meeting that WAEC should be encouraged to adopt Computer Based Test (CBT) for its Exams in the future.
Content created and supplied by: Heavens10000 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform