97.3% students pass secondary school exams in Bahrain
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The pass percentage and performance of secondary school students for the academic year 2022-2022 have reached 97.3%, said the Minister of Education, Dr Majid Al Nuami.
The pass percentage of technical and vocational students is 87.9%, and Intermediate students 98.34%.
The minister congratulated the students, their parents and teachers for the high success rate and praised their efforts throughout the academic year. The number of students who scored more than 95% at the secondary-school level is 2,977 (2154 girls and 823 boys).
In Technical and Vocational education, 56 students scored more than 95% in their exams. The current academic year, the minister said, witnessed concerted modernisation efforts to provide education in exceptional health conditions, powered by King Hamad Schools of the Future Project and Digital Empowerment Project.
“Education Ministry portal witnessed more than 134 million visits by students, parents and teachers since the beginning of the pandemic in 2019,” the minister revealed. 18 new schools He revealed that the next school year will feature the development of school curricula and professional development programmes, as well as the construction of 18 new schools and 24 academic buildings, in addition to the maintenance of a number of schools.
The minister also pointed out that many activities aimed at promoting the values of tolerance, respect and human rights, as well as supporting gifted students will be implemented during the next school year.
He also revealed that private education teachers will be involved in the professional development programmes through the Bahrain Teachers’ College. Dr. Al-Nuaimi indicated that the Education Ministry’s restructuring had made nurseries and kindergartens one stage, followed by subsequent educational stages, noting that work is currently underway with UNESCO and international expert houses to develop care services in this field.
Regarding higher education, the minister indicated that the Board of Trustees of the Higher Education Council is keen on implementing strategies aimed at supporting academic programmes and encouraging investments so that the Kingdom becomes an attractive centre for higher education.