UNEB PLE Results 2014 - 2015 | Uganda National Examinations Board
The National Examinations Board (UNEB) is withholding results of 1344 pupils from 38 schools who sat for their PLE in 2014 in Twenty three districts across the country due to malpractices.
According to the list released by UNEB, Mayuge district had the highest number of with held results which affected 266 candidates the highest this year from a single district.
Some of the schools affected included Bubali and Katumba Muslim, Buyugu , Nakazigo and Namisu primary schools.
Wakiso district followed with 208 candidates from Ganda Public, Kiteezi C/U, and St. Aloysius primary schools.
Kabalore district scooped the number three embarrassing position with 159 candidates missing on the list and these are from Mitandi SDA, Bwabya and Kinyankende primary schools.
Jinja district was also not spared with 143 candidates from Al-Shadiq Islamic, Naawamboga and Jinja Parents primary schools’ results being withheld.
Other schools which had irregularities included Kyambogo Mixed in Luwero with 76 candidates, Goli-Goli P/S Kibuku district 38 candidates, Kachwamba P/S Bushenyi district 41, Kodiri P/S Budaaka district 73, Kihungu and Lhuhiri primary schools Kasese district 61, Bunandutu P/S Bududa district 61, Bulambuli P/S in Sironko and Rushambya 2 P/S in Buhweju which had 1 candidate affected each.
Kaliro ,Kamwenge, Kalungu, Kyankwanzi and Dokolo districts also had a total of 55 candidates missing onlist.
While speaking at the function that was held at the prime minister’s office in Kampala, education minister Maj. Jessica Alupo said that her ministry was going to take disciplinary action against the schools and that whoever participated in the acts will be prosecuted in the courts of law.
In his submission UNEB executive secretary Mathew Bukenya blamed the malpractice exercise on some District Education Officers(DEOs) and their Inspectors who he said connive with head teachers to cheat exams for candidates.
The Malpractices we have today happen after UNEB center hands over the exams to the district authorities.” Bukenya said.
UNEB chairperson Prof Mary J.N. Okwakol while handing over the results to the Education minister Alupo, commended teachers especially from UPE schools for their commitment to educate the children of Uganda.
Performance by UPE and Non UPE Schools
Pro. Okwakol highlighted that the total number of candidates from UPE schools who performed well last year was 457,808 compared to the 127,814 candidates from Non UPE schools.
Minister Alupo encouraged local leaders to put pressure on parents to ensure that they educate their children as one way of fighting illiteracy in the country.
She said that the 2014 results showed an increase in the good performance, compared to the year 2013.
The overall performance indicates that male candidates performed better than their female counterparts with a total of 36339 males passing in the first grade compared to the 24617 female. Urban districts once again performed better than the rural ones.