Jamaica records improved passes in most CSEC, CAPE subjects

Sharing the details of a preliminary report, Karl Samuda, minister with oversight responsibility for the education ministry, said that among the 18 CAPE subjects that saw positive movement were accounting, agricultural science – Unit 2, animation and game design, art and design, biology, Caribbean studies, computer science, and economics.
For CSEC, there were improvements in the average pass rates for several subjects, including chemistry, biology, physics, and additional mathematics.
However, there was a sharp decline in the pass rate for English literature, falling by 12.8 per cent, and human and social biology, by 12.1 per cent.
Mathematics and English language recorded percentage passes of 54.6 per cent and 82.8 per cent, respectively. This represents a 3.2 per cent decrease in mathematics passes and a 7.4 per cent increase in English language passes.

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