2020 WAEC Awards: Ghana sweeps Top 3 International Excellence Awards

Ghana has won every one of the three of the greatest Worldwide Greatness grants given out by the West African Assessments Chamber (WAEC), which perceives applicants who succeed in the West African Senior School Declaration Assessment (WASSCE). Grant Beneficiaries Ace Cecil Tetteh Kumah, previously of Mfantsipim Senior Secondary School, was named the General Smartest Understudy in the 2020 WASSCE, which was composed by more than 2,000,000 understudies from five countries. He got a sum of 650.1328 places.

Ace Kumah is right now chasing after a degree in Mechanical Designing and Software engineering at Columbia College in the US.

Ace Kumah was compensated with a $1,500 check for winning West Africa.

Mr Godfred Aseda Obeng of Trust School in Gomoa Fete was named the subsequent generally smartest understudy. At present, he works at the College of Ghana.

Mr Godfred Aseda Obeng (left), the second award victor of the Worldwide Greatness Grant for WASSCE Up-and-comers, 2020, is given a declaration by Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa (right), Chief General of the Ghana Schooling Administration.

Ace Obeng got $1,200 for setting second with a complete score of 625. 6953, while Ms Afua Manukure Ansah, who won Generally speaking Third Best, got an all out score of 624. 640.

Miss Ansah, who is presently an understudy at Cornell College in the US, was granted $900.

Dr. John Anum Sackey, a previous Senior Teacher in the Division of English at the College of Cape Coast and Focal College, as well as a Main Inspector of Writing in English and Oral English, got the Recognized Companion of Gathering Grant.

He got a plaque as a component of his honor.

Ghana is pleased with you. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had prior praised the three on their accomplishments, expressing that “the three honor victors are Ghanaians who are recipients of the free SHS plot.” He supported future applicants nearby to observe the three’s accomplishments. President Akufo-Addo additionally communicated worry about the high pace of assessment acts of neglect, particularly the spillage of assessment questions, expressing that the danger should be treated in a serious way and tended to right away. This, as per the President, hampered quality assessments and dissolved public trust in the chamber’s assessments.

Subsequently, he has called for extensive regulation to be executed to stop the movement. “The public authority is working with WAEC to assist with controling assessment acts of neglect in hana,” President Akufo-Addo said. As per him, this would guarantee that Ghanaian kids were cutthroat while likewise keeping up with the believability of the nation’s assessments. Placing cash into WAEC Mr. Baboucarr Bouy, the Executive of the Gathering, said thanks to Ghana for supporting the chamber’s work and schooling in the sub-area. Different state run administrations, he said, ought to put of the boards in their own nations.

Mr Bouy underlined the significance of aiding the anticipation of assessment misbehavior nearby.

Ace Kumah and Expert Obeng were grateful to God for presenting to them this far.

The honor’s rules

Just competitors with at least eight Grade A1s at a time, with no idea of indecency, are qualified for the honor.

The r*w scores of the competitors are meant T-scores, which are then used to rate them.

At the point when there isn’t a moment to spare, the competitors’ T-scores in their normal subjects (English and Math) are utilized.

Assuming that there is as yet a tie, the r*w scores of the competitors in the center subjects are utilized, and assuming there is a further tie, the T-scores of the best excess center subjects up-and-comers are utilized.

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