The six South - West states have signified readiness to reopen schools for students to take a seat for the 2020 West African Senior faculty certificate examination amid the coronavirus pandemic.
This changed into a part of the resolutions reached by means of the kingdom governments at the quit of a digital meeting initiated on Tuesday by means of the development agenda for Western Nigeria otherwise referred to as dawn fee in collaboration with the forum of South -West schooling commissioners , special advisers on education and the nation common basic training Board chairmen.
The Federal authorities had on July eight reversed its earlier decision authorising faculties ’ reopening for Junior Secondary school three and Senior Secondary faculty 3 students , who're anticipated to take part inside the Junior Secondary school certificates and the Senior Secondary certificates Examinations respectively.
According to the assertion made available to journalists , on Wednesday , by using the Director -general of the commission , Seye Oyeleye , the announcement read in components, “ The discussion board, after cautious deliberations , considering peculiarities of every kingdom and alternatives available reached a consensus at the challenge matters and are expresses as a consequence: On WAEC examinations; state Commissioners for schooling have signified readiness to sit down students for the 2019 / 2020 WAEC examinations.
“ as a minimum , August 3 rd , resumption for final year SSS 3 students , states should technique the Federal authorities at the primary instance in search of the postponement of the WAEC exam with the aid of at least three weeks from proposed resumption. At the second instance states need to directly technique WAEC to search for an extension of the WAEC Examinations to week commencing August 24.
“ All faculties , while reopening have to have in place incident managers and study room wardens for each faculty and every study room. The designation of the high-quality warranty department for each kingdom to difficulty a safety Compliance certificate to every faculty before reopening.”
The kingdom governments additionally advised WAEC to encourage the administering the use of laptop -based tests whilst every country need to intentionally intensify efforts and make investments extra in training generation.
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