Dismal performances rock Back to School learners

The pioneering batch of Back to School learners were amongst the worst performers, with average grades ranging from E to U, in the 2014 Junior Certificate Examinations (JCE) whose results were released on Friday.

The Back to School project is aimed at giving young people a second chance to enrol back into the school system and is open to all Batswana children who have, for a variety of reasons, failed to complete their basic path of education or training.

At least 28.1 percent of the Back to School learners scored grade E in the JCE, compared to 14.8 percent among ordinary learners, while another 29 percent of the Back to School group received grade U compared to 15.2 percent of the Non-Back to School students.

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