UNEB Releases PLE With a Marked Improvement in Performance

UNEB executive director Dan Odongo said Last year, 400,100 which is 48.1% boys were registered compared to 432,554, 51.9% girls, showing that more girls than boys completed the primary education cycle.

This is trend has been recorded in the last six years.

UNEB executive director Dan Odongo says the proportion of candidates benefitting from the universal education programme increased by 1.7%.

There was a marked improvement in English, Science and Maths while SST registered a decline.

UNEB registered 2,436 learners with special needs of various categories last year, says the executive director.

This is compared to 1,599 in 2020, which is an increase of 52.3% and the largest rate of increase ever.

UNEB executive director Dan Odongo says a total of 1,609 of the candidates who sat PLE last year needed specialized assistance, such as provision of braille, sign language interpreters, transcribers and physical support. These are people with disabilities.

UNEB executive director Dan Odongo says overall more pupils qualified to join the post-primary institutions than the previous year.

According to UNEB, last year, more candidates obtained Division 1 and Division 2 than in 2020.

The overall pass levels are comparable between the two years. In terms of numbers, 714,702 candidates passed the PLE compared to 659,910 the previous year.

UNEB says the 2022 PLE results will be uploaded on the examination centre portals.

Each school can now download their results following the official release by the education minister, Janet Museveni.

UNEB says District, municipal and city inspectors of schools may collect hard copies of the PLE results from the UNEB offices at Ntinda from Monday, Jan 30. No copies of results are available.

Parents, candidates and others may use SMS to know the results.