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Welcome to The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) PDF Print E-mail

You are at the Headquarters of The West African Examinations Council –Africa’s Foremost Examining Body.

Our Vision
To be a world class examining body, adding value to the educational goals of its stakeholders.

Our Mission
To remain Africa’s foremost examining body, providing qualitative and reliable educational assessment, encouraging academic and moral excellence, and promoting sustainable human resource development and international co-operation.

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Current Chairperson - Dr. Evelyn Kandakai PDF Print E-mail

Dr. D. Evelyn S. Kandakai

Dr. D. Evelyn S. Kandakai was born on March 6, 1950 in Monrovia, Liberia. She holds a number of academic qualifications which include High School Diploma from the College of West Africa (1966), B.Sc. (Biology) from Cuttington College and Divinity School (1970), M.Sc. (Curriculum & Instruction and Tests & Measurement), University of Pennsylvania (1975), and Ed.D. (Curriculum & Teaching), Teachers College, Columbia University (1978).

Dr. Kandakai is a renowned educationist and researcher who has founded/authored/edited a number of publications, contributed several articles in reputable professional journals and delivered numerous papers at local and international conferences/seminars/workshops. She has made significant contributions to educational policy formulation and implementation in the West African Sub-region.

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2015

Press Release: WAEC Ends Annual Meeting In Lagos PDF Print E-mail

The 63rd Annual Meeting of The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has ended in Lagos, Nigeria, with the election of Dr. D. Evelyn S. Kandakai of Liberia as the 18th Chairman of the sub-regional organization.  Dr. Kandakai is the first female to be elected into the position in the 63-year history of the Council. Her election is for a three-year tenure in line with the Council’s Convention.  She succeeds Emeritus Professor P. A. I. Obanya of Nigeria, who was elected in March 2012.

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2015

Address By WAEC Registrar Dr Iyi Uwadiae At The Formal Opening Of The 63rd Annual Council Meeting In Lagos Nigeria On Tuesday March 24, 2015 PDF Print E-mail

Your Excellency the Executive Governor of Lagos State
Chairman of the West African Examinations Council
Distinguished Senators
Honourable Members of the House of Representatives
Your Excellences, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps
Honourable Minister of Education, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Honourable Minister of Education, Republic of Liberia
Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly
Commissioner for Education, Lagos State

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Mon Aug 03 @08:00 - 05:00PM
Liberia Appointments Committee Meeting
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