Final year Junior High School pupils writing the 2021 BECE in Tamale are optimistic they will perform better in the exams.
The pupils in an interview with Justicefmonline’s reporters expressed their delight after the second paper on Monday and hoped that the subsequent ones will go in their favour.
Some students who spoke with this portal said they were initially naive, but the first two papers gave them some hope.
A pupil from Kukuo JHS, Shalom Amoako, stated that “we were initially afraid of the BECE, but the two papers made us realize that it is the same as the exams we have been writing.
“Jamila Wunam a pupil of Good Shepherd School Complex also said, they were pleased with the supervisors so far because they do not place undue pressure on them.
A total of 571,894 candidates from 18,028 schools started this year’s BECE across the country.
The Northern, North East and Savannah together had 44,838 candidates.
The exams will be conducted over five days in 2,158 centres by 2,158 supervisors and 1,853 assistant supervisors.
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