UCE results released
The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) exams have been released by Uganda National Examinations Board .
The Education Minister Janet Kataaha Museveni released results of 323,276 candidates at the Office of the Prime Minister. 1,893 candidates’ results were withheld.
In her remarks, Janet Museceni said the greatest challenge is improvement in quality of education to empower learners with skills needed for work adding that teachers should take interest to improve on the performance of their students.
Overall, boys performed better but girls performed better in English. A total of 323,233 candidates sat 2016 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) exams from 3,454 centers across the country.
Janet Museveni noted that there are so many exams that students do including mock exams that waste valuable time for teaching
She also encouraged those that are not satisfied with the results to try again this year rather than dropping out.