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05.06.2017 Education

2017 BECE commences in Prampram

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2017 BECE commences in Prampram

By Laudia Sawer / Christiana Sam
Prampram (GAR), June 5, GNA - Final year students of basic schools in the Ningo-Prampram District on Monday, had a smooth take off in this year's Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

The one week long examination commenced nationwide on Monday with English Language and Religious and Moral Education (RME).

A total of 1,889 registered candidates from six circuits in the District are sitting for the examination in eight designated centres.

A visit to some centres in the District revealed that materials were delivered on time and the exams started as scheduled with no recorded incidents.

At the Freeman School exams centre 'A' and 'B', in Prampam, a total of 354 candidates from 15 schools comprising of seven and eight in the centres respectively, participated in the exams.

Madam Emelia Sakyi, supervisor at the Freeman School centre, said all registered candidates for the centre were present and exams started on time.

Mr Richard Appiah, supervisor in charge of the Prampram D/A 'B' centre said, the centre had a total of 185, comprising of 86 boys and 97 girls from eight schools.

Mr Appiah however stated that four of the candidates made up of two boys and two girls were absent and that authorities do not know why they are they not behind their desk.

He said the Police were providing security to ensure the smooth running of the exam, adding that a health official was also at post to help with any medical emergencies.

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