2022 WASSCE results are the best of the last 8 years – Akufo-Addo
President Akufo-Addo has highlighted Ghana’s strong performance in the 2022 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) as evidence of his government’s successful implementation of key educational initiatives.
Speaking at the Queen Girls Senior High’s speech and prize day event in the Western North region, the President reiterated that the WASSCE results from the previous year were the highest the country has achieved since the inception of the Free Senior High School program.
He emphasized, “The 2022 WASSCE results are the most outstanding over the past eight years.”
Earlier in December 2022, President Akufo-Addo expressed his pride in the outcomes of the 2022 WASSCE.
He pointed out that in English, 60.39% of students achieved grades A1-C6, a significant improvement compared to the 51.6% recorded in 2016.
Similarly, in Integrated Science, the percentage of students achieving A1-C6 increased to 62.45% in 2022 from 48.35% in 2016, though it was slightly lower than the 65.70% achieved in 2021.
President Akufo-Addo also highlighted the impressive progress in Mathematics, with 61.39% of students achieving A1-C6, a significant rise from the 33.12% in 2016.
Moreover, in Social Studies, 71.51% of students achieved A1-C6, a marked improvement over the 54.55% recorded in 2016.