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The Africa Education Watch has vowed to continue with its advocacy for improved examination standards despite the posturing of the West African Examination Council (WAEC).

WAEC has denied findings of the latest survey of the education think-tank that the 2020 WASSCE questions leaked.

It has also threatened to sue the think-tank, a move described as unfortunate by the Education Watch.

Executive Director of the Education Watch Kofi Asare has asked WAEC to take the report in good faith.

He further noted that he would continue to fight for, among other things, the decoupling of the Ghana Education Service from the board of WAEC.

He told Starr News “WAEC should take the report in good faith. It will take some time for WAEC to appreciate that we are moving from an era where no one touches them to an era where there is going to be increased accountability and participation in the governance and the conduct of examinations.”

He went on “WAEC has a monopoly in the non-TVET pre-tertiary assessment center. We are advocating for reforms in the pre-tertiary assessment center, calling for a break of WAEC’s monopoly, calling for digitizing the question value chain, calling for the decoupling teachers from invigilation.”

“…calling for the prosecution of offenders within the space. We are calling for among others the decoupling of the Ghana Education Service from the board of WAEC. We are making demands that are not directly WAEC issues.”

Source: Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM