Jafo irked by poor exams results

21Jan 2021
The Guardian Reporter
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The Guardian
Jafo irked by poor exams results

President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Government) minister Seleman Jaffo has been irked by poor results for Form IV exams at Itega secondary school in Dodoma City despite having 40 teachers.

Talking with         students and teachers yesterday   called on school leadership to ensure pass marks go up in future examinations.

The minister called on the school’s headmaster and the academic teacher to ensure students perform well as the current examination results were not satisfactory at all.

"This school has a total of 40 teachers but the examination results are very poor, and it is not acceptable that only three students got Division 2 and 18 Division 3 while very many obtained  0 Division  ,” he said.

He added: “I have come here to urge you to work even  harder in order to make Itega secondary school do better as the  current situation is very disappointin. You must change.”

Meanwhile, Jafo directed for repairs of a classrooms for elementary students of Nkuhungu primary school and gave two weeks  for the school authority    to ensure that by February 22, this year repair work is completed.

He said the aim of the government is to have in place friendly environment for both students and teachers.

In regard to the Std IV examination results at Nkuhungu primary school  Jafo instructed   student pass mark should be  100 per cent and there should be no student to repeat   classes

Earlier, the head teacher of Nkuhungu primary school Bernard Chanai said the school was established in 1992 with six classrooms comprising 102 students and three teachers.

He said by this year the school has 104  students in elementary school and 3,646 ordinary students  of whom 1,821 are boys and 1,834 girls from Std 1 to 7...read more on https://epaper.ippmedia.com

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