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

Our Mission
To remain Africas 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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27

Mar

2021

WAEC ELECTS NEW COUNCIL CHAIRMAN PDF Print E-mail

Prof. Ato Essuman - Chairman of Council

WAEC GETS NEW CHAIRMAN The 69th Annual Meeting of the Governing Board (Council) of The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has ended with the election of Prof. Ato Essuman from Ghana as the 20th Chairman of the sub-regional organisation. Prof. Essuman’s election is for a three-year tenure (March 2021 to March 2024) in line with the Council’s Convention.

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25

Mar

2021

Ghana sweeps WAEC top Awards PDF Print E-mail

Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa (left), Director-General of GES, and Mrs Wendy E. Addy-Lamptey (right), Head of the National Office of WAEC, with Mr Godfred Aseda Obeng (2nd left), the 2nd prize winner, and Mr Cecil Tetteh Kumah (2nd right), 1st prize winner of the award. Picture: ESTHER ADJEI
Ghana has swept all the top three International Excellence awards instituted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) which seeks to honour candidates with outstanding performance in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

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18

Mar

2020

GOODWILL MESSAGE BY THE REGISTRAR MR PATEH BAH ON THE OCCASION OF THE 68TH WAEC DAY CELEBRATION ON MONDAY MARCH 16, 2020 PDF Print E-mail

Esteemed Guests
Head of National Office
Colleagues
Media Representatives
Ladies and Gentlemen

Today, the 16th day of March 2020, marks the 68th anniversary of the establishment of our flagship organization, The West African Examinations Council (WAEC). On this joyous occasion therefore, I most heartily convey to you messages of goodwill, love and best wishes from the Chairman, Members of Council, Heads of Country Office and the entire staff of WAEC in the other four member countries.

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19

Nov

2019

INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT - VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF HEAD OF NATIONAL OFFICE (HNO), NIGERIA PDF Print E-mail

The West African Examinations Council will soon have a vacancy at its National Office in Nigeria for the post of Head of National Office. Applications are therefore, invited from qualified serving Nigeria nationals working with the Council to fill the position.

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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 Councils Headquarters in Accra, Ghana.

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