Hello Folks, In this article, I will share the latest WAEC History Syllabus. Note that the syllabus uploaded on the platform is up-to-date i.e the updated version. The West African Examination Council created this syllabus for candidates planning to write the senior secondary school examination, be it the private examination (first and second series) or school examination.
The Waec History Syllabus is a document that outlines everything that will be covered in the examination or class. As a student, Go through the topics and look for a different textbook to read and practice. Also, test your ability or how prepared you are using the online Waec history past question and answer.
How to use WAEC History Syllabus 2023/2024
- Download the PDF version of the syllabus
- Look for different History textbook
- Search for the topic in the textbook. Read, meditate and assimilate on what you’ve read
- Also, Look for WAEC History Series (Past Question) and treat it to know how well you’ve prepared.
WAEC History Syllabus 2023/2024
The syllabus will test candidates’
- Knowledge of their national histories from the earliest times to 2000 with emphasis on the relationship between the peoples and states;
- Intellectual capacity and skills of historical interpretation and analysis;
- Ability to use acquired skills in relating the past to the present;
- Appreciation of factors that make for national unity and global understanding;
- Exposure and appreciation of the similarities and differences in the National, social and political institutions;
- Knowledge of the main historical developments in West Africa from earliest times to 2000;
- Ability to relate events in their country and West Africa to those of the outside world;
- Ability to present clear, relevant, and logical arguments.
To achieve these aims, the examination shall consist of two papers, Papers 1 and 2; both of which must be taken.
PAPER 1: will cover West Africa and the Wider World from the earliest times to 2000.
PAPER 2: will be on the national histories of The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone from the earliest times to 2000.
There will be two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2, both of which must be taken. The papers will be composite and will be taken in one sitting.
PAPER 1: This will be a multiple-choice objective test of fifty items. Candidates will be required to answer all the questions in 1 hour for 40 marks.
PAPER 2: This will be a 2hours essay-type test containing sets of questions on the histories of member counties. Each set shall be made up of three sections, Sections A, B, and C.
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