23 Jan 2021


NBG Primary Leaving Examinations Performance Drop

The Primary Leaving Examinations results in Northern Bahr el Gazal for 2014-2015 has shown a decline in performance.

NBG Primary Leaving Examinations Performance Drop
Mayom-Wel primary school [Photo| Agoth Abraham]

By Agoth Abraham

AWEIL, 6 February 2015 [GURTONG]- According to the results that were announced on Thursday by the State Minister of Education, Science and Technology in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Mr. Valentino Achak Deng, the performance dropped by 4% compared to the previous year.

This year’s results showed that 72.5% passed their exams compared to 76.9% last year. A total of 4,444 candidates from 107 primary schools including Accelerated Learning Programs [ALP] sat for the primary leaving examinations in Aweil town.

Out of the 4,444 students who sat for the exams, only 939 were girls while 3,505 were boys. 3,224 passed the exams of which 2,650 were boys 574 were girls.

Those who failed were 1,220 pupils of which 855 were boys and 365 were girls.
Looking at Counties, Aweil Centre was among those with the best performance, followed by Aweil North with 80%, Aweil West 75%, Aweil East with 71%, Aweil South with 69% and Aweil town with 67% respectively.

From the 5 Subjects that the candidates sat for, Christian Religious Education [CRE] was the best performed subject with a percentage of 64, while Science follows with 63%, English comes third with 61%, Social Studies[Geography, History and Civic studies, G.H.C] while mathematics was poorly performed with a percentage of 42.%.

The pupils who emerged as the best were from Marial-baai Primary school in Aweil West County with a percentage of 93.9 and from Majak-Akoon in Aweil East County.

 The two pupils with first position in the state are Philip Pinau Majok from Aweil West County and Abrahan Achuil Garang from Majak-Akoon followed by Angelo Ngor Garang and Luka Kuot Deng both from Panriang primary school in Aweil North County.

while Deng Luka Kuol, Bol Bol Anguei, Mark Mayen Marol both from New Junior Academy in Aweil town emerged the third best pupils .

William Mayen Bol from Marial-baai primary school, William Garang Garang from New Junior Academy in Aweil town and David Deng Deng from Rol-Ngut primary school were among  the best three pupils.

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