The West African Examinations Council is West Africa's foremost examining board established by law
to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African
countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent
examining authorities internationally.
By this mandate, the Council is expected to:
- Assist in the development of sound education
- Ensure that educational standards are maintained
- Give the people of West Africa a vision of the great potentials which lie beyond examinations. .
To be a world-class examining body adding value to the educational goals of its stakeholders.
To remain Africa's foremost examining body, providing qualitative and reliable educational assessment, encouraging academic and moral excellence and promoting sustainable human resource development and international
- Team work