The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has introduced a software to help detect mass cheating during Examinations.
The Software is called ‘Item Differentia Profile Software’ .
In a letter signed by the Director – General of the Ghana Education Service to all Stakeholders in Education, it explained that the main reason for introducing the software according to the West African Examination Council was to help curb the massive Examination Malpractices that has taken centre stage during the WASSCE and BECE Examinations.
Teachers and Students are also to be informed so as to encourage them to prepare very well for the Examination devoid of malpractices.
According to the Letter, Schools found to have engaged in any sort of Examination malpractices will have their centers closed down.
The letter also sanctioned Invigilators who do engage in assisting candidates to desist from such actions.