Kasese District Local Government has released PLE results today 31st January 2023 at multipurpose hall.
PLE results were released by the Uganda Examination Board (UNEB) on Thursday, 25th January 2024.
Performance of schools in Kasese (main) has remarkably improved compared to the past 4 years with 6.3% passing in Division I, 55.9% in Division II, Division III, 9.5 % in Division IV and 5 % in U, this excludes the municipality. However 2% registered but never appeared to do exams thus graded in U.
The best government performing schools in the district were, Ruboni, Bwera COU, Katwe Boarding, St.John Bukangara , Kagando P/s , Hima Public, Kalonge I, Mweya p/s. And the worst performing schools in the district were, Kahendero P/s, Maghoma, Nyakanengo, St. Augustine Kitabu , Kyondo, and Kasenyi.
Exams of 3 schools were withheld, affecting 112 students who will be appearing before the security committee of UNEB before they take the final decision.
To improve performance of schools this year 2024, the acting district education officer Mr.Thabugha Ernest said that his office has laid strategies to improve delivery of education services in the district. Among them are;
Strengthening community sensitization and awareness creation being on top of the agenda,
Equitable and transparent distribution of human resource to fight against issues of understaffing and over staffing,
Encouraging co- curriculum activities in schools because they motivate children to keep in schools,
Mobilization of funding for schools,
Establishing centers of excellence which will be model centres for the poorly performing schools, among others.
The Chief Administrative Officer Mr. Byamungu Elias asked all head teachers to work towards improving performance of their schools this year. He gave every head teacher a target of adding a minimum of at least 2 first grade, per school.
Mr. Byamungu promised to reward the best performing schools in the district including the best performing students for motivation and encouragement of other students.
The district chairperson called upon stakeholders to enhance monitoring of teachers, pupils and parents.
He expressed his disappointment on the 213 pupils who appeared in grade X because they registered but could not turn up for exams. He said, that it’s because of monitoring gap of leaners and teachers.
The district chairperson asked the teachers to play their part to ensure education services are effectively delivered.
In the same meeting, the RDC LT. Joe Walusimbi, condemned the issue of teachers sending the children out of school for fees. He asked the teachers to rather focus on doing their part of service delivery and allow the most vulnerable children in the community to have access to education.
It’s among the strategies of education department Kasese to strengthen monitoring of schools with hope to improve performance of schools.
Congratulations to the primary seven candidates 2023.