The Uganda National Examinations Board has released the 2016 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education ( UCE) results with a slight drop in performance in comparison with 2015 performance.
Out of the 316,624 who sat the exams last year, 23,489 students passed in Division I, 44,307 passed in Division II, 63,072 passed in Division III, 142,479 passed in Division IV while 41,632 were ungraded.
In 2015, 25,750 passed in Division I, 74,392 (Division II), 144,805 (Division III), 274,863 (Division IV) while 304,456 candidates were ungraded.
Education Minister Janet Museveni noted that: Regrettably, teaching is geared to passing exams. Teachers no longer assess their students