Leather Goods Manufacturing And Repairs Paper 2 WASSCE (SC), 2016


(i) Poor expression

Quite a good number of candidates showed great deficiency in expressing their points in clear and simple language. This weakness resulted in poor performance in questions where candidates needed to drive home their points.


(ii) The use of wrong terminologies

Some of the candidates failed to use the correct leatherworks terminologies in providing answers to the questions they attempted. This made it difficult for them to put forward their points which obviously resulted in poor scores.


(iii) Failure to expatiate points

A reasonable number of candidates only identified points but did not go further to explain these points to earn maximum marks.


(iv) Candidates need to develop their vocabulary to as to express themselves clearly when writing. Teachers should emphasize this also for candidates to perform well in the subject.


(v) Candidate should acquaint themselves with basic leatherworks terms. These terms are necessary in their expression when answering questions in Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repairs.


(vi) Candidates should be encouraged by their teachers to always expatiate on their points as this is the only way they can earn good scores in the examination.