Mogadishu (SD) – Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Learning of the Federal Government of Somalia has today announced the country’s controversial results of the 2020-2021 school year exams.
The ministry confirmed that this year 34345 students from different regions of the country and the capital Mogadishu participated in the standardized exams.
The Ministry of Education conducting the National Standardized Examinations for the 7th year in a row said this year 30262 students (87% or 8746 or 13%) passed the National Examinations, while 4646 fell or 13% failed.
According to a press release from the Ministry, the 4,646 students who failed 1,881 girls are girls and 2,765 are boys, most of whom are from the Banadir region.
The Galmudug administration was the best results, with only 2 out of 2,302 students failing. Jubaland had 1,155 out of 1,158, only three failed the exams. In HirShabelle, there were 8 failed, with 1,619 passing, while Southwest had 3,539 pass out of 3,790.
“The ministry sends its congratulations to the students who entered the top 10, and officially promises scholarships at the university level. It also sends congratulations to the top 30 schools, ”the ministry said in a released statement.
Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Learning of the Federal Government of Somalia Abdullahi Abukar Haji said the Ministry of Education will take responsibility for ensuring schools that provide secondary education have higher quality.
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