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Girls Outshine Boys In Languages As Males Top In Science

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Girls Outshine Boys In Languages As Males Top In Science

Girls Outshine Boys In Languages As Males Top In Science.
Female candidates outperformed male candidates in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam in terms of language proficiency.
Education CS George Magoha said during the release of the KCPE examination results at Mtihani House that female candidates continued to shine in English and Kiswahili.
“The performance of male and female candidates was comparable. However, the females always defeat males in English and Kiswahili and that has been maintained,” he said.
He claimed that male candidates outperformed female candidates in STEM subjects such as Kenya sign language, mathematics, science, and religious education.
Magoha stated that six papers performed better in 2021 than in 2020, namely English composition, Kiswahili Lugha and Insha, Sign Language, Science, and Social Studies.
Math, English, and Religious studies all saw a drop in performance. Kenya sign language performed similarly between the two years.
Magoha also stated that the exam had more females than males in 12 counties: Mombasa, Uasin Gishu, Meru, Isiolo, Nairobi, Tharaka Nithi, Bungoma, Kakamega, Kisumu, Busia, Vihiga, and Siaya.
The number of absent candidates fell from 12,424 to 11,500, while the number of registered candidates under the required age increased from 26,000 to 33,000.
The counties with the most candidates are Baringo, Bomet, Kericho, West Pokot, and Nyamira.

Girls Outshine Boys In Languages As Males Top In Science

Teachers, parents, pupils and neighbours in celebration of the just-announced KCPE results Concordia primary school a public school registered a total of 538 candidates.
In English, Kiswahili, and Sign Language, female candidates performed slightly better than male candidates in 2020.
According to Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, candidates who took the exam achieved gender parity for boys of 50.28 per cent and 49.72 percent for girls.
He claimed that male candidates performed better in STEM subjects. Kenya sign language, mathematics, science, and religious education are among them.
“We thank God the male child is beginning to come up,” Magoha said.
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According to Magoha, while the overall score dropped from 433 to 428, the overall performance improved compared to 2020.
Magoha thought it was impressive that the top 14 candidates were separated by only three points.
According to Magoha, 11,857 candidates received scores ranging from 400 to 500, while 315,275 received scores ranging from 300 to 399.

Girls Outshine Boys In Languages As Males Top In Science

Girls Outshine Boys In Languages As Males Top In Science

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