WAEC Wants Funds to Fast Track Reprinting of Exam Papers

first_imgDeputy Education Minister for Instruction, Romelle A. Horton has disclosed that they will launch full investigation into the scandal involving the West African Examination (WAEC).Deputy Minister Horton embarrassed by the situation for its negative implications on Liberia said, “We have launched a full scale investigation into the matter and the public must be assured that anyone or perpetrators found culpable of the crime will be required to face the law.”She added that cancellation of the exam was intended to regain confidence and to help strengthen the educational system or the country by ensuring transparency and accountability.Minister Horton said the Ministry of Education (MOE), in collaboration with WAEC, has put into place the necessary measures to ensure that the theft is not repeated.In the wake of cancellation of the exam, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Monrovia office boss, John Gayvolor, says they need the amount of US$300,000 to reprint of the exam for the entire country.He made the disclosure while addressing the regular press briefing at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) in Monrovia on recently.Gayvolor said the finance will also cover the delivery of the exam materials across the country; revealing that prior to the incident, they had earlier secured 210 testing centers and hired the services of more than 1,564 porters for the smooth conduct of the exam. “We have earmarked June 27 to July 2 for the conduct of the exam; therefore, the resource is urgently needed to help fast track the exam reprint exercise.“We could not administer an exam that was stolen. Some unscrupulous individuals want to ensure that the WAEC exam loses credibility, but we are committed to ensuring that students are better prepared for future challenges,” he said. Gayvolor said that despite the exam papers being guarded by state security, including WAEC security officers, test papers on each of the nine subjects were stolen.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Executive Changes Announced at Mortgage Marketing Company

first_imgExecutive Changes Announced at Mortgage Marketing Company July 3, 2019 390 Views in Headlines, News Theresa SloanVolly, a provider of SaaS-based marketing automation, CRM, and POS solutions for banks and mortgage companies, announced the appointment of Theresa Sloan as SVP of Client Services.  As a member of Volly’s executive leadership team, Sloan will manage Volly’s enterprise-wide client services teams and client relationships. Sloan brings over 25 years of experience in the mortgage banking and financial services industries to Volly. Previously, Theresa served as Director of Engagement Services and Professional Services at Ellie Mae, a cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage industry.  As SVP and Client Delivery Director at Black Knight, Sloan was responsible for executive relationship management and services delivery. She also held various leadership roles at loan origination system providers, banks, and loan servicing firms.“Our innovation and aggressive roadmap go hand-in-hand with recruiting top talent to deliver the world-class technology and marketing services the mortgage lenders need,” said Jerry Halbrook, Volly’s CEO.  “Theresa’s track record, experience, and passion for client services and technology leadership make her an outstanding addition to the Volly team and corporate culture.” “Volly is steadily striving for and reaching monumental milestones in our technology development and growth initiatives,” Halbrook said.  “Our industry, clients, partners, and employees can look forward to exceptional advancements as we introduce and deliver swift technology and services in the coming months.”center_img Share new hires 2019-07-03 Mike Albaneselast_img read more