Amid graduation ceremonies being held before the release of WAEC scores, Mayor Benjamin S. K. Dokpa of Ganta has stressed the need for institutions around the country to respect the rules established by the Ministry of Education.
More than 31,000 senior high students across the country will begin writing this yearâ€™s senior high school certificate examinations. The exams are administered each year for students in twelfth and ninth grades, by the West African Examination Council.
Some 12th-grade students in the country have expressed frustration over the cancellation of the senior high school certificate examination administered by the West African Examinations Council.
Education Ministry officials are said to be in a state on confusion as to the exact amount needed to reprint the West Africa Examination Council Exams following it leakage at the Konola Mission School in Margibi County.
The Armed Forces of Liberia says it is facing an excess of false documentation from applicants.
In an effort to revamp the education system, the president recently announced a leadership change in the Ministry of Education. George Werner is set to take over from current education minister, Etmonia David Tarpeh.
Liberia has among the highest percentage of youth in school, estimated at 62 percent, according to a report released by The World Bank on out of school children in Africa. This figure is greater than that of Rwanda, Zambia, Ghana, and Cote Dâ€™Ivoire, to name a few. However, 82 percent of twelfth graders in Liberia drop out of school.
A survey of schools in Lower Margibi on Monday, February 16 confirmed that only a very small number have reopened.