It was joy, jubilation and celebrations at Kampala Preparatory School (KPS) after the release of the Primary Leaving Examination results for the academic year 2022 by Uganda National Examination on Friday.
The results were officially announced by the Minister of Education and First Lady Janet Kataha Museveni with the Kitebi, Rubaga school passing with flying colors.
KPS scored 90 first grades with just 20 in the second division, with a number of the first grades scoring 4s.
And interestingly, the school is just two years old, having opened in 2020.
The school’s excellent performance is attributed to the dedication of the top quality teachers at the school and pupils who are not only inspired but hardworking.
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The First Lady and Education Minister Janet Museveni released the UNEB 2022 at State House Nakasero earlier today.
According to Uneb, 832,654 pupils sat exams from 14,691 school centres in 2022 which is higher than the 749,761 in 2020.
Selection of S1 students set for February 2 and 3 respectively- at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) Exhibition Hall.
S1 students report for their term one on February 20, 2023.
The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) has revealed that 2022 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) candidates performed better than the previous year.
“We are glad to inform the country that there was better quality performance in terms of grade,” Uneb chairperson Prof Mary Okwakol on 2022 PLE results.
Comparable pass levels of PLE results released on Friday show that at least 714,702 candidates passed the 2022 examinations as compared to the 659,910 of 2020.
“Overall, therefore, more pupils qualify to join the post-primary institutions than the previous year,” Uneb Executive Director Daniel Odongo observed.
“The literacy rate has improved because of UPE which was brought on board in 1997,” junior education minister Mary Kaducu noted during the release of PLE results at State House, Nakasero in Kampala.
Contrasting performance by gender, Uneb disclosed that the female candidates have performed better than boys in English language but male candidates surfaced above them in the other three subjects (Social Studies, Science and Mathematics.)