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Boys outperform girls as 2014 KCSE results released

03 March 2015, 13:24 Victor Tinto

Nairobi - Boys have outperformed girls in the 2014 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education KCSE results released by Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi.

88, 299 boys managed a grade of C+ or above in the exams, with a lower number of 61,419 girls managing the grade in the results released Tuesday at the Kenya National Examinations Council KNEC headquarters at Mtihani Hiouse Nairobi.

Kaimenyi expressed his disappointment at the increased gap between genders but stressed that it was vital that there is further encouragement of the girl-child to go to school and perform better.

" We need to reduce the gap between the number of girls passing and the number of boys passing. We need to reduce the challenges faced by girls to ensure they pass the exams better," he said.

The number of just over 150,000 means that just a third of the 450,000 who sat the exams, an increased mark but it is evident that more can be done to ensure more students in future are able to pass exams.

Male candidates outperformed female candidates with 69.4% of males attaining mean grade of A plain compared to female candidates who are at 30.6%.

3073 candidates achieved mean grade A in the exams.

15 out of 31 subjects examined recorded improvement compared to 14 out of 31 in 2013.

Female candidates outshined male candidates in five subjects namely; English, Kiswahili, Christian Religious Education (CRE), Home Science and Art and Design.

Male candidates were far better in mathematics and sciences.

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