By KHRISNA VIRGIL
Tribune Staff Reporter
OFFICIAL Ministry of Education results yesterday revealed that for the fifth consecutive year, female students outperformed their male counterparts in both the BJC and BGCSE examinations.
More female students also subscribed for the exams (see chart). The results showed that females earned 1,394 As compared to male students, who were awarded 672.
Jerome Fitzgerald, Education Minister, urged parents to continue supporting their children. He said: “We wish to encourage parents and guardians to continue to support their children in their educational pursuits. It has been proven that active parental involvement in children’s educational pursuits keeps them on track during the learning process and discourages them from losing sight of their academic goals.”
Mr Fitzgerald added that the ministry expects to see steady progress in terms of exam results.