The Brong Ahafo Region has reportedly topped the list in an examination malpractice report released by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Wednesday. Citifmonline report.
The survey which was carried out by WAEC, among the 10 regions of Ghana, revealed that in 2014, about 4000 students were caught cheating in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the region.
WAEC also recorded 2,373 cases of malpractice in 2009. The figure however jumped to 4, 201 and 3,439 cases in 2011 and 2012 respectively while in 2013, the number increased to 5,653.
The country in a whole, recorded a total of 8,051 of examination malpractices.
To that course, the Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Pre-tertiary Education, Alex Kyeremeh, has pledged to lead a crusade to fight against examination malpractice in the Brong Ahafo Region.
Speaking with Citi News during a stakeholders meeting by WAEC in Accra, the Deputy Education Minister who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Techiman North in the Brong Region indicated that he will collaborate with the Council will find effective ways of dealing with the canker.