The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has concluded arrangements to establish an e-Management system that will enable qualified candidates to request their certificates online.
The body (WAEC) noted that the online portal will be used by private candidates sitting for West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination from September to November.
Over the years, the body. West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has worked on leaning its services towards the advancement of Information and Communication Technology, heeding to the advantages that come with improved service delivery.
The Nigeria National Committee Chairman, Mrs Binta Abdulkadri, made several remarks on the body (WAEC) in line with this new development at the 57th annual meeting of the council and presentation of awards to best-performing candidates and schools.
The chairman said: “The Nigeria National Office, in particular, has taken advantage of Information and Communication Technology to improve its service delivery.”
“The deployment of Quick Response Code (QR-Code) on its certificates, thereby making it impossible to falsify certificates issued by the Council; Candidates Identity Verification, Attendance, Malpractice and Post Examinations Management System (CIVAMPEMS); e-Marking and adaptation of Computer Based Test for its Aptitude Tests, form part of the ICT that has been deployed by the Council in Nigeria in the conduct of its business.”
“This development has enabled the council in Nigeria to achieve total migration from paper-based to electronic enrolment of candidates for its examinations.”
“The adoption of Advanced Printing Technology and deployment of a new technological solution called ‘Item Differential Profile’, are some of the innovations adopted by the council to tackle the menace of examination malpractice.”
The Council in Nigeria has also perfected its Electronic Certificate Management System, an online portal being deployed to enable qualified candidates in the WASSCE for private candidates request for their certificates online via a dedicated platform.” More on the WAEC new platform here.
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