PHOTOS: Valley College In Trouble As UACE Results Are Released

hospital salve geneva;”>The results showed over 99 percent of 103, website 000 students who sat for the A-Level final examinations in 2012 passed and were eligible for certificates to join higher institutions of learning.

UNEB’s board chairman Fagil Mandy handed over the results to the education minister, Jessica Alupo.

According to the results, girls Performed better than boys in Arts subjects such as Divinity, History Geography, Literature and Entrepreneurship.

Boys performed better in most of sciences subjects which include Mathematics, Physics and Fine art.


Subjects that were highly passed included History, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Geography and Islam.

According to UNEB Secretary Mathew Bukenya, the general performance has improved from 2011 though by a small difference.

Minister of Educatin and Sports Jessica Alupo releasing the exams

Interestingly, a top school in western Uganda, which had established itself as an academic giant has seen its students’ results seized over malpractices.

Students at Valley Collage Bushenyi which has for the last decade been among the best performers at UCE and UACE will wait until its directors and invigilators of the 2012 exams show cause as why its exams should not be held.

Nagalama Islamic Institute, Gomba Global College and Ambrolini College are among other schools accused of rigging the UACE exams.

UNEB said it would meet invigilators and administrators of schools with cancelled results starting Feb 2, adding, some centres and invigilators involved in exam malpractice have been blacklisted.

Minister Alupo decried the rampant examination malpractices that are tainting the image of Uganda’s education sector.

Alupo further noted that absenteeism among students has also decreased over the years while the number of students taking Mathematics at A’level was steadily growing.

State Minister for Higher Education JC Muyingo adressing the Journalists

Mandy said parents should play a role in raising their children and stop assuming their teachers will do it singlehandedly.

He urged teachers to have a broader understanding of students and build a relationship with them which he said leads to good results.

Mandy said teachers must love their country and provide counsel. The teachers must also be physically fit and read widely.

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