Maths passes at CSEC improve to record high

–Manickchand

Guyana has recorded an improved pass rate of 38.7% at Mathematics at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations, which Education Minister Priya Manickchand reported as the best performance in the subject in the country’s history.

Manickchand made this declaration during the announcement of the results of the 2014 CSEC and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency (CAPE) Unit One examinations yesterday, where it was revealed that less than 40% of candidates this year who wrote Mathematics gained more than Grade Three.

The performance represents an improvement of almost 10 percentage points over last year’s pass rate of 28.92%.

Manickchand noted that the pass rate pertained to 13,724 candidates who sat this year’s CSEC examinations  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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