The Ghana Education Service (GES) has rescheduled the commencement of the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination.
The new date for the exam is 10th – 14th June, 2019.
The announcement was made by the Director-General of GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa in a letter dated November 8, 2018 to all Metro/Municipal/District Directors of the Education Service.
A reason for the rescheduling of the exam was however not mentioned in the letter.
Management of the Ghana Education Service wishes to inform you that the revised date for the above-mentioned examination is 10th to 14th June, 2019.
The revised date supersedes the 3rd to 7th June, 2019 stated on the 2018/2019 Academic Year School Terms and Holidays for Basic Schools.
You are by this letter directed to communicate this information to all heads of basic schools and prepare the students for the examination accordingly.
Counting on your co-operation – the letter reads
Over 500,000 students are expected to sit for this year’s examination.