Faulty Foundation – Fragile Building: the Bece Saga

General

[Concord]Sometime last year, I wrote an article titled ‘A Call for a National Conference on Education.’ In that article, I raised a number of issues on the state and quality of education in Sierra Leone. I made reference to the poor performance of pupils in public examinations (National Primary School Examination (NPSE), Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)), but who unfortunately ‘progressed’ to junior and senior secondary schools and te