Major educational activities are being suspended across the country, as the Ministry of Education has extended its mandate to suspend classes by an additional one week while the Liberia office of the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has indefinitely suspended its 2020 exams.
The Ministry of Education has announced new eligibility criteria for senior high school graduates across the country. Going forward, the ministry will now require all senior high school students to pass at least three subjects in the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, or WASSCE, in order to be eligible to participate in formal graduation ceremonies.
About 69 percent of students taking the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations, known as WASSCE, passed, according to the Ministry of Education.
The Liberia office of the West African Examinations Council has announced it will introduce a customized mathematical set for its junior and senior high school exams beginning next year.
The National Youth Movement for Transparent Elections has released a report evaluating the first 270 days of President George Weah’s government, based on promises made to Liberians during and after the 2017 elections.
After taking the West African Senior Secondary School Examinations, 69.6 percent of students did not feel confident they would pass the test, according to a study released by Open Liberia.
The results for the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations have been released, with 65 percent of students failing in the exams.
The county education officer of Nimba, Moses S. Dologbay, has encouraged parents and students to continue to register for the WASSCE Exam until the extended deadline of January 30, 2018.