By Patrick Jaramogi
KAMPALA, Uganda: Its Official, the 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) will be released tomorrow Thursday 17th Jan,2019, TheSpy Uganda has confirmed.
Sources at State House Nakasero have intimated to us that a team of Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) Officials led by the board chairperson and the Executive secretary Mr. Dan Odong are briefing the First Lady and Minister for Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni about the performance.
We can state authoritatively that Social Studies was the best performed subject and boys took the day. Our moles have revealed to us that unlike the previous years, cases of examination malpractices have slightly reduced after Janet Museveni ordered for heavy deployment and vigilance during examination sessions and marking. Some of the examiners we talked to told us how tightly guarded the marking centers were this time round, with no access to phones at any one point.
Results out at 11:00AM
Education and Sports minister Janet Museveni will announce the PLE results at 11:00Am tomorrow Thursday (January 17) at the President’s Office in Kampala. A total of 671,923 candidates registered to sit 2018 PLE from 13,072 centers across the country compared to 646,041 from 12, 751 in 2017. This represents an increase of 25, 882 (3.9 per cent), according to the executive Secretary of Uganda National examinations board Mr. Dan Odongo. Of the total candidates, 476,131 were from Universal Primary Education.