2021 BECE: 12 Teachers arrested over malpractice, Check Details
A Report gathered from graphic.com.gh has indicated that 12 Teachers have been arrested over malpractice in the ongoing Basic Schools Certificate Examination(BECE) which commenced on Monday, 15th November, 2021.
The 12 were picked up at two examination centers in the Offinso Municipality in the Ashanti Region and the Senase R/C Basic School in Berekum in the Bono Region.
Further details have revealed that a teacher of the Offinso State ‘A’ Junior High School (JHS) was allegedly caught collecting money from the candidates while distributing the Social Studies answer booklets.
when the teacher was questioned, she admitted to collecting the money but explained that the candidates decided to contribute the money to her for free.
However, WAEC officials believed that the money was meant to influence the invigilator to enable the candidates to indulge in examination malpractice.
In the second case, also in the Offinso Municipality, nine teachers and a headteacher were arrested at the Dwamena Akenten M/A JHS examination center after they were spotted desperately solving the objective part of the Social Studies paper in the morning.
The source further said at the Senate R/C Basic School center, Ransford Osei, an invigilator, was apprehended for allegedly taking shots of the Social Studies paper, which was being written in the morning, and sending the snapshots to a friend to solve for him.
It will be recalled that on Monday, 15th November 2021, a total of 571,894 students from 18,00 public and private Junior High Schools across the country.
The Examination is expected to end on Friday, 19th November 2021.