EASTERN REGION: GES Director General Tours 6 WASSCE Centres (Pictures)

The Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa has embarked on monitoring exercise at some schools partaking in the ongoing West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) practical examinations in the Eastern Region.

The Director General was accompanied by a representative from the Office of the Senior Minister, Mr. Seth Nkatiah to observe whether candidates or invigilators were in strict compliance with the Covid 19 protocols.

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The students were masked up as they busily went about their practical examination.

The team visited Akim Aperade SHS, Akim Achiase SHS, Akim Swedru SHS, Attafuah SHTS, Akim Oda and St. Francis SHTS, Akim Oda, located in the Achiase, Birim South and Birim Central districts.

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Prof Opoku-Amankwa, in short message congratulated the candidates for their zeal and determination to defy the odds of the Covid 19 threats as they prepared adequately for the 2020 WASSCE.

“Posterity would be kind to your year group as Covid 19 pandemic nearly ruined your academic aspirations”

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“The Good Lord will bless your energy and reward you handsomely with good results”.

The team also took advantage to inquire on the receipts of PPEs supplied by government to schools and the general campuses' reactions to the observance of the social distancing, (in the classrooms, dormitories and dining halls), display of Veronica buckets, the daily checking of students’ temperatures and Covid 19 protocol notices placed at vantage points.

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The schools visited were very responsive to the Covid 19 protocols.

The general school atmosphere was calm and steady.

Below are pictures:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith