UNEB releases 2018 PL.E results, indicating an improvement in performance
Uganda National Examinations Board(UNEB) is releasing the results for the 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations at the office of the Prime Minister in Kampala.
The results indicate that there was an improvement in performance from the previous ye4ar 2017, while males performed generally better than females.
Releasing the results, Daniel Odongo, the UNEB secretary General said that out of the 671,923 candidates who registered from 13,072 centers across the country, 599,593 candidates, representing 91.4% passed in division 1,2,3 and 4.
Meanwhile, 41,604 boys came in division one, compared to 35,529 girls who scored grade one.
The exams body notes that examination malpractrice remains a challenge which threatens the quality of education in the country.
In Bundibugyo district, undercover security officers found teachers in 8 schools reading out answers to candidates and parents had been made to pay 50,000= each to facilitate the activity