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Senior High School students across Liberia to sit Mock Exam

Victor Kezelee /Maximilian Kasseh, Jr.
Some Liberian students sitting their trial exam
Some Liberian students sitting their trial exam

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Twelve Graders across the Country are expected this Friday, March 29, to write the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Mock Examination.

The Exam will be administered in two subject areas, Mathematics and Language Arts.

According a release on March 27, 2019, the Education Ministry is admonishing senior students to assemble at various centers where they have been attending the WASSCE Tutorial Classes.

The Mock Examination is intended to motivate students in building confidence and self-esteem during public examinations and to as well measure the learning out comes of the WASSCE Tutorial Sessions.

The release added that results from the MOCK Examination will pose no danger or negative effect on students’ academic performances with reference to their final school year results.

The Ministry reassures that he best top 10 (ten) students for the upcoming WASSC Examination will be offered foreign scholarships to pursue further studies.

The WASSCE intervention project is an immediate impact initiative of the Education Ministry for the improvement of the Country’s Education Sector.

Meanwhile, Students are urged to be in their full uniforms and carry along pencils, pens, ID cards at the examination centers.

Meanwhile, report from Margibi County says about twenty-five teachers who participated in the Government’s Tutorial Program for twelve graders are demanding payment of stipend promised them.

According to our Lower Margibi County Correspondent, the teachers are complaining that since the commencement of the Saturday Tutorial Program, they have not received a dime from the Education Ministry.

The teachers said they were promised one-thousand-five- hundred Liberian Dollars per Saturday to be paid on the same day but it did not materialize.

The teachers, mainly from the Farmington and Marshall Education Districts in Lower Margibi County, said the Tutorial Classes have been climaxed while their stipends are yet to be given them.

According to the report, the teachers have exhausted efforts by engaging the DEO, Stephen Toe, who told them the CEO was working along with the Education Ministry to pay their arrears.

They said each of the twenty-five teachers is entitled to twenty- two-thousand-five-hundred Liberian Dollars.

Meanwhile, the teachers have threatened to seize the Trial Test expected to be administered this Saturday in demand of their pay.

They are calling on the Education Ministry to settle their arrears as according to them they have verified their information with the DEO to enable the Ministry pay them via mobile money.

 


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