Apac releases the 2023 PLE results with Ibuje Sub County still maintaining its performance

Ms. Joan Apio, Deputy Resident District Commissioner/Apac today 2nd February, 2024 officiated over the Official release of the 2023 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) results for Apac District.

The PLE results were recently released by the Uganda Examination Board (UNEB) on Thursday 25th January, 2024.

Apio instructed Head teachers to always consult with schools in towns, private schools in order to improve performance within the District. She cautioned them against buying exam papers for pupils in the lower classes saying this can affect the child’s understanding up to P7.  

Speaking at the release, the District Education Officer, Mr. Bosco Elyak thanked all the Head teachers and staff at the Education Department for the hard work they exhibited in the last calendar year.

“It excites me to understand that the number of candidates in division U drops in the last PLE,” said Elyak.

Elyak call for extra dynamisms specifically from the head teachers of Apoi P7, Adir P7 and Abedi P7 who failed to record 1st and 2nd grades in the just released results.

 Apac District had a total of 51 primary schools and 16 out of 51 registered candidates in Division 1 and among them, the best performing schools were Amilo, Abalokweri, and Alaro and the worst performing Schools in the District include Apoi, Adir, and Abedi.

The general performance remarkably improved paralleled to the year 2022 with science emerging as the best done subject followed by Social Studies, English and Mathematics.

Out of the 1768 candidates who sat for PLE in 2023, Apac District registered 36 in Division 1, 697 in Division 2, 500 in Division 3, 253 in Division 4 and 282 candidates in Division 4 with 24 candidates who registered but failed to turn up for the examinations.

Apac District also had 17 candidates in special needs where 1 candidate got division 1, 2 in division 2, 6 in division 3, 4 in division 4 and 3 in division U.

Canon George Adoko, the Chief Administrative Officer/Apac told head teachers that they are the administrators of the particular schools they are heading and they should be able to coordinate, control and account for whichever activity taking place at the school.

Adoko reiterated that in management there is planning and coordination where head teachers should coordinate teachers, children and parents so that the school they are heading become and living place for people.

He said there will be a comprehensive inspections right from the first term starting on Monday 5th/2/2023.

Mr. Samuel Opira, Secretary Education and Health who represented the District Chairperson advised head teachers to champion the call to retain children at school by attracting learners to come to school.

He informed the head teachers about the school feeding programme which is going be compulsory and asked them to plan for it before the school resumes on Monday.

It’s high time we congratulate the teachers for their dedicated services and encourage them for a better results.