Friday, 16 December 2011

Form One-bound pupils face shortage of classrooms

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

ABOUT 4,000 pupils who have passed this year's Primary School exams may not be able to pursue Secondary School studies due to a shortage of classrooms in the region.

Mwanza Regional Educational Officer (REO), Mr Khamis Maulid, said on Thursday that a total of 57,274 out of 93,918 candidates who sat for this year's primary education exams passed.

The REO said a total of 31,560 male pupils and 25,714 girls who sat for the exams in all seven districts of the region which are Mwanza Urban, Ukerewe, Magu, Sengerema, Kwimba, Misungwi and Geita scored above average in all five subjects.

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