Sharp rise in English, fall in Maths at NGSA exams

A significant improvement in passes in English was offset by a sharp decline in passes in Mathematics recorded at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).

Mathematics remains a major concern, with a decline from a pass rate of 43.94% in 2013 to 31.52% among the 15,227 candidates who sat the examinations this year, Minister of Education Priya Manickchand revealed yesterday.

Manickchand also noted a decline of 9.6% among boys in  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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