Grenada Broadcasting Network

28th November 2022

  

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The Education Ministry says the 2019 CSEC exam results is the best they have had in nine years.

According to information by the ministry, while mathematics remained stagnant at 38 percent, there were notable improvements in many areas.

English-A, it says saw an improvement of 11% from 66.98% in 2018, to 78.28% in 2019.

Most notable was Agriculture Science, which experienced a 13% improvement this year, from 78.11% in 2018 to 91.56% in 2019.

However Deputy Chief Education Officer Michelle Peters-George says there was a decline in twelve of the thirty-three subjects, most significant of which was Industrial Technology.

In comparison to the region, Grenada noted poor performances in Mathematics but excelled in English and pure sciences such as Chemistry Physics and Biology, the ministry noted

However Peters-George says comprehension still remains a challenge for primary and secondary school students.

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