The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it will use technology to verify documents and certificates, Concise News.
This was announced by the WAEC Head of National Office (HNO) Olu Adenipekun on Thursday in Lagos.
According to him, technology has a huge role to play in the educational sector, stressing that WAEC will tap into that.
“One thing that will be coming on board is how we can apply technology to improve our service delivery,” he said.
“The place of technology in the education sector is one thing that will take the centre stage by looking at how innovations and technologies can be deployed in the conduct of public examinations in Nigeria.
“In this regard, therefore, WAEC has concluded plans to acquire three Magic Scanner PS 1000 from a company in the UK which has shown interest to come and unveil this technology at the conference.
“This Magic Scanner will be used to authenticate documents and responses before they are taken to the clouds.”