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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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25

Oct

2019

INVITATION FOR TENDERS - INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE TENDER (ICT) PDF Print E-mail

The West African Examinations Council (Headquarters) invites sealed tenders from eligible suppliers in The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone for the supply of the under-listed:

Tendering will be conducted through the International Competitive Tendering (ICT) procedures specified in the Headquarters Procurement Manual. [CLICK TO DOWNLOAD NOTICE]

 

 

10

Oct

2019

PRESS RELEASE - WAEC APPOINTS NEW REGISTRAR PDF Print E-mail

Mr. Pateh BahThe West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has appointed Mr. Pateh Bah, from The Gambia, as its new Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for a five-year tenure - October 2019 to September 2024. He succeeds Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, from Nigeria. Mr. Pateh Bah is a graduate of Pune University, Maharashtra, India from where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1997.

He also holds various postgraduate and professional qualifications from other institutions in India and the UK. Mr. Bah worked briefly with the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture, Banjul, The Gambia from 1990 to 1991 before he joined the service of WAEC at its Gambia National Office on October 9, 1991. In 2002, he was appointed as Personal Assistant to the Registrar/CEO and he consequently, relocated to the Council’s Headquarters in Accra, Ghana.

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03

Oct

2019

WAEC COMMENDS INVIGILATOR PDF Print E-mail

Invigilator HonoredUntil recently, all the examinations conducted in Liberia by The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) were national examinations, despite the introduction of the Council’s international examination, the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), which was adopted by The Gambia in 1998, Nigeria in 1999, Sierra Leone in 2000 and Ghana in 2006.

In 2013, Liberia presented her first set of candidates from selected schools to sit WASSCE, which was to be conducted in the country for three years on pilot basis from 2013-2015. The health crisis experienced by Liberia within the time-frame slightly altered the schedule for the country’s full migration to WASSCE, as the examination could not be conducted for candidates in the country in 2015 to end the pilot period.

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04

Apr

2019

PRESS RELEASE WAEC HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING IN FREETOWN PDF Print E-mail
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The 67th Annual Meeting of The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has ended in Freetown, Sierra Leone with the election of the country’s Chief Government Nominee on Council, Dr. Alhaji Mohamed Kamara, as Vice-Chairman for a one-year tenure. He succeeds Mr. Ebrima Sisawo of The Gambia.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 April 2019 09:32
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04

Apr

2019

ADDRESS BY WAEC CHAIRMAN MR BABOUCARR BOUY AT THE FORMAL OPENING OF THE 67TH ANNUAL COUNCIL MEETING IN FREETOWN SIERRA LEONE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019 PDF Print E-mail
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Your Excellency, the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone
Members of Parliament
Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps
Honourable Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education
Your Worship, the Mayor of Freetown
Vice Chairman of Council
Leaders of Delegation and Chief Government Nominees on Council
Members of Council
The Registrar to Council
Former Chairmen of Council
Former Registrars to Council
Former Heads of National Office
Distinguished Friends of Council
Staff of the Council
Students
Representatives of the Mass Media
Ladies and Gentlemen

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04

Apr

2019

ADDRESS BY WAEC REGISTRAR DR IYI UWADIAE AT THE FORMAL OPENING OF THE 67TH ANNUAL COUNCIL MEETING IN FREETOWN SIERRA LEONE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019 PDF Print E-mail

Your Excellency, the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone
Members of Parliament
Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps
Honourable Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education
Chairman of Council
Your Worship, the Mayor of Freetown
Leaders of Delegation and Chief Government Nominees on Council
Members of Council
Former Chairmen of Council
Former Registrars to Council
Former Heads of National Office
Distinguished Friends of Council
Staff of the Council
Students
Media Representatives
Ladies and Gentlemen

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