Chemistry Paper 2 (Practical), WASSCE (PC), 2018

Candidates' Weakness and Suggested Remedies



Candidates weaknesses were noticed in the following areas:

-   poor knowledge of the examination syllabus;
-   poor communication skills;
-   inability to explain concepts satisfactorily using the appropriate technical terms;
-   inability to understand the demands of the questions;
-   poor preparation for the exams.

The following remedies were however suggested:

Candidates should
-   be familiar with the examination syllabus;
-   understand the demands of the questions before responding to them;
-   learn to explain concepts using appropriate technical terms,
-  improve on their communication skills when responding to examination questions.