CSEE pass rate rise by four pc in Geita

GEITA: THE Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (CSEE) 2023 pass rate in Geita Region has risen by 4.1 per cent from 85.9 per cent in 2022 to 90.02 per cent in 2023.

Geita Regional Education Officer, Mr Anthony Mtweve made the revelation on Tuesday, while speaking about the Form Four results released by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).

Mr Mtweve said that according to NECTA, about 90.02 per cent of the candidates sat for CSEE and succeeded in getting Division One to Four, while the remaining 9.98 got Division Zero.

He said that about 18,274 candidates were registered to sit for the CSEE in 2023, where 8,774 were girls and 9,500 boys, whereas 16,478 passed the exams, while 1,796 candidates failed.

Mr Mtweve pointed out that among failed candidates, 1,169 are girls equally to 65 per cent and 627 are boys.

“Our status of achievement shows that 1,320 students got Division One, where 370 were girls and being 950 boys, and 2,446 students attained Division Two where girls were 712 and boys being 1,734,” he said.

He further added that 3,102 students passed the exams by obtaining Division Three, where 1,151 were girls and 1,901 being boys, whereas 9,583 candidates who scored Division Four had 5,375 girls and 210 boys.

Mr Mtweve said that out of the 141 schools registered as CSEE centres in Geita, 32 managed to erase Division Zero, where 15 of them were public schools and 17 being the private ones.

Citing Geita Adventist Secondary School that has cleared Division Zero results with 231 candidates, where 181 of them attained Division One, 50 obtained Division Two.

The manager of Geita Adventist Secondary School in Geita, Ms Bernadetha George said the secret behind such success is discipline, motivation and active responsibility for both teachers and students as well.

“Poor discipline leads to poor results. If discipline is poor, a child cannot perform well, no matter how intelligent he/she is, but if he/she is not disciplined, he or she cannot do well.

“We should also promote spirituality in our schools, because if you rely on God, nothing goes down, God first, other things later,” she said.

Mathematics teacher at Geita Adventist Secondary School, Mr Themistodes Chrizostones stressed that a friendly learning environment has a great role in improving students’ performances.

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