The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has sent a heartfelt message of encouragement to all students across the country preparing to sit for the 2023 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
In a statement, the Association urged the young scholars to give their best and approach the examination with confidence and determination
The BECE is a critical milestone for students in Ghana as it is the means for them to further their education in various second-cycle schools.
Recognising the significance of this journey, GNAT stressed the importance of having a positive “can-do spirit” while entering the examination room, ensuring the candidates emerge victorious with flying colors.
“GNAT has confidence in you all and wishes you all the best,” portions of the statement read.
“Ghana looks up to, to bear its torch of progress and prosperity, therefore need not fail her. Your parents, siblings, and the larger society all look up to you, so you need not disappoint them. The future is yours, so take advantage of the Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE, and carve a niche for yourselves.”
In their message, GNAT emphasised the importance of adhering to ethical conduct during the examination.
The Teachers urged candidates not to engage in malpractices or any form of misconduct that could jeopardise their aspirations and tarnish the reputation of their efforts.
“We urge you not to indulge in malpractices and any other act or malfeasance, which may disrupt your aims and aspiration, as well as bring all the efforts and toils to usher, into a future of prosperity and bliss into disrepute. Remember to observe all the rules and regulations governing the examination, read and understand all instructions before starting the papers), and as much as possible only rely on your ability, and not the person sitting next to you, and surely, victory would be yours.”
The statement concluded with the GNAT’s warm wishes for all candidates, stating, “May your efforts be crowned with success. We look forward to welcoming you to the arena of higher education soon. Best of luck to you all.”